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Definition a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Asthma is the leading cause of hospitalization in children.
asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • They removed the carpet from my bedroom because of my asthma.
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • She had been hospitalized once before for appendicitis, had mild asthma, and was generally healthy.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • He'd stop chasing me because he had asthma, and by the time he caught his breath I would be miles away.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao's Last Dancer
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • "My auntie told me not to run," he explained, "on account of my asthma."
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • I felt one of my asthma attacks coming on.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Chicago has one of the worst asthma problems in the United States.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Blink
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • But Benny got the asthma tonight, so Minny ain't gone make it.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help
  • asthma = a common respiratory disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Look, I'm goin' to say, you're stronger than I am and you haven't got asthma.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Piggy kept still for a moment, then he had his asthma.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • If I pull logs, I get my asthma bad.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • "My asthma—" The response was mechanical.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • I thought I was going to have asthma.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • You kid yourself he's all right really, an' then when you see him again; it's like asthma an' you can't breathe.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • My auntie wouldn't let me blow on account of my asthma.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • "I was the only boy in our school what had asthma," said the fat boy with a touch of pride.
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • My asthma
    William Golding  --  Lord of the Flies
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • She sends $10 across town to her mother to help her buy heart and asthma medicine.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique's Journey
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • Remedios went over and asked some questions about the fish that Aureliano could not answer because he was seized with a sudden attack of asthma.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing
  • It made her feel essential to him when she'd crack a bawdy joke about some mutual acquaintance and see him fall back onto a sofa, scissoring his feet in the air, laughing so hard that his asthma kicked up.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
asthma = a common lung disorder characterized by wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness, and sometimes coughing

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