The correct answer is prepare for danger.
C. suspend breathing
D. prepare for danger
The correct answer is (D) To prepare for danger; to prepare for an impact or shock. To make firm, fasten tightly, or make steady. To secure against impact or pressure.
Brace comes from Middle French bracier (to embrace).
Examples of use:
- He planted his feet apart to brace himself.
- They braced themselves for bad news.