Here are some idiomatic expressions using the word ‘wind’.
Knock the wind out of somebody
To knock the wind out of somebody is to make them breathless.
- The blow knocked the wind out of me.
Catch / get the wind of someone
To catch or get the wind of someone is to be aware of their presence.
- If the deer catches wind of us, he will run into the woods.
- How could he have got wind of our plans? (= How could he have got information about our plans?)
A lot of wind
If something is a lot of wind, it is empty talk or boasting
- The challenger says that he will knock out the champion in the first round, but that is a lot of wind.