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Break

Meanings and phrases

break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity; interruption
  2. an unexpected piece of good luck; good luck; happy chance
  3. the act of breaking something; breakage; breaking
  4. (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other; fault; faulting; geological fault; shift; fracture
  5. a pause from doing something (as work); respite; recess; time out
  6. a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions); rupture; breach; severance; rift; falling out
  7. the occurrence of breaking
  8. an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
  9. the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
  10. (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving; break of serve
  11. an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; interruption; disruption; gap
  12. a sudden dash
  13. an escape from jail; breakout; jailbreak; gaolbreak; prisonbreak; prison-breaking
  14. breaking of hard tissue such as bone; fracture
  15. any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare; open frame
  16. a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something; pause; intermission; interruption; suspension

break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. terminate; interrupt
  2. become separated into pieces or fragments; separate; split up; fall apart; come apart
  3. render inoperable or ineffective
  4. ruin completely; bust
  5. destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
  6. act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises; transgress; offend; infract; violate; go against; breach
  7. move away or escape suddenly; break out; break away
  8. scatter or part
  9. force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up; burst; erupt
  10. prevent completion; break off; discontinue; stop
  11. enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act; break in
  12. make submissive, obedient, or useful; break in
  13. surpass in excellence; better
  14. come into being
  15. stop operating or functioning; fail; go bad; give way; die; give out; conk out; go; break down
  16. make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret; unwrap; disclose; let on; bring out; reveal; discover; expose; divulge; give away; let out
  17. fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns; violate; go against
  18. interrupt a continued activity; break away
  19. make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
  20. curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
  21. be broken in
  22. lessen in force or effect; dampen; damp; soften; weaken
  23. reduce to bankruptcy; bankrupt; ruin; smash
  24. come to an end
  25. vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
  26. cause to give up a habit
  27. give up
  28. come forth or begin from a state of latency
  29. happen or take place
  30. cause the failure or ruin of
  31. invalidate by judicial action
  32. change directions suddenly
  33. emerge from the surface of a body of water
  34. exchange for smaller units of money
  35. destroy the completeness of a set of related items; break up
  36. make the opening shot that scatters the balls
  37. separate from a clinch, in boxing
  38. go to pieces; wear; wear out; bust; fall apart
  39. break a piece from a whole; break off; snap off
  40. become punctured or penetrated
  41. pierce or penetrate
  42. be released or become known; of news; get out; get around
  43. interrupt the flow of current in
  44. undergo breaking
  45. find a flaw in
  46. find the solution or key to
  47. change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
  48. happen; recrudesce; develop
  49. crack; of the male voice in puberty
  50. fall sharply
  51. diminish or discontinue abruptly
  52. weaken or destroy in spirit or body
  53. do a break dance; break dance; break-dance
  54. break down, literally or metaphorically; collapse; fall in; cave in; give; give way; founder
  55. become fractured; break or crack on the surface only; crack; check
  56. assign to a lower position; reduce in rank; demote; bump; relegate; kick downstairs
  57. fracture a bone of; fracture
  58. cease an action temporarily; pause; intermit
  59. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; separate; part; split up; split; break up

break apart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. break violently or noisily; smash; crash; break up
  2. take apart into its constituent pieces; disassemble; dismantle; take apart; break up
  3. break up or separate; disunify
E.g.
  • But if the rotation is too much the atoms break apart.
  • This caused the family to break apart.
  • Eggs are laid as loosely adherent clumps which may break apart.

break away

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. move away or escape suddenly; break; break out
  2. break off (a piece from a whole); chip; chip off; come off; break off
  3. interrupt a continued activity; break
  4. flee; take to one's heels; cut and run; scat; run; scarper; turn tail; lam; run away; hightail it; bunk; head for the hills; take to the woods; escape; fly the coop
  5. withdraw from an organization or communion; secede; splinter
E.g.
  • The talons maim Hawkgirl, but she manages to break away.
  • The meeting was to pave the way for a break away from The Football League.
  • The 1990s saw the BQA break away from the IQA to form the British Quality Foundation.

break bread

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. have a meal, usually with company

break camp

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. leave a camp; decamp

break dance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music; break dancing

break dance

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. do a break dance; break-dance; break

break dancing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a form of solo dancing that involves rapid acrobatic moves in which different parts of the body touch the ground; normally performed to the rhythm of rap music; break dance

break down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features; analyze; analyse; dissect; take apart
  2. make ineffective; crush
  3. lose control of one's emotions; lose it; snap
  4. stop operating or functioning; fail; go bad; give way; die; give out; conk out; go; break
  5. fall apart; crumble; crumple; tumble; collapse
  6. cause to fall or collapse
  7. collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack; collapse
  8. separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts; decompose; break up
E.g.
  • This rigid structure requires energy to break down.
  • The craniosuspensory ligament begins to break down.
  • A similar process is used to break down proteins.

break even

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. make neither profit nor loss
  2. attain a level at which there is neither gain nor loss, as in business, gambling, or a competitive sport
E.g.
  • We're budgeting the WNBA to break even this year."
  • The company expects to break even in six years' time.
  • All these songs were written in break even times in my life.

break in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act; break
  2. start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role
  3. break into a conversation; chime in; cut in; put in; butt in; chisel in; barge in
  4. intrude on uninvited
  5. break so as to fall inward
  6. make submissive, obedient, or useful; break

break into

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. express or utter spontaneously
  2. change pace

break loose

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be unleashed; emerge with violence or noise; explode; burst forth
  2. run away from confinement; escape; get away

break of day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first light of day; dawn; dawning; morning; aurora; first light; daybreak; break of the day; dayspring; sunrise; sunup; cockcrow

break of serve

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving; break

break of the day

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the first light of day; dawn; dawning; morning; aurora; first light; daybreak; break of day; dayspring; sunrise; sunup; cockcrow

break off

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. prevent completion; break; discontinue; stop
  2. interrupt before its natural or planned end; cut short; break short
  3. break off (a piece from a whole); chip; chip off; come off; break away
  4. break a piece from a whole; break; snap off
  5. break a small piece off from; chip; knap; cut off
E.g.
  • They have elongated tips but these often break off.
  • This causes Alice to break off her engagement with Geoffrey.
  • As graphite is brittle, pieces can break off during operation.

break one 's back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. work very hard, like a slave; slave; buckle down; knuckle down

break open

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. open with force
  2. come open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure; burst; split
  3. erupt or intensify suddenly; erupt; irrupt; flare up; flare; burst out
E.g.
  • They uncover and break open an ancient stone "temple".
  • As they break open, they produce a bloody, watery diarrhea.
  • After calling the police, the intruders break open the door.

break out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. start abruptly; erupt
  2. begin suddenly and sometimes violently
  3. move away or escape suddenly; break; break away
  4. take from stowage in preparation for use
  5. become raw or open; erupt; recrudesce

break seal

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a seal that must be broken when first used and cannot easily be resealed

break short

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. interrupt before its natural or planned end; cut short; break off

break someone 's heart

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. cause deep emotional pain and grief to somebody

break through

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pass through (a barrier); crack
  2. penetrate; come through
  3. break out; erupt; come out; push through
E.g.
  • An attempt to break through the English lines failed.
  • Johnson managed to break through the straps.
  • It took eleven hours to break through.

break up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. to cause to separate and go in different directions; disperse; dissipate; dispel; scatter
  2. discontinue an association or relation; go different ways; separate; part; split up; split; break
  3. come apart
  4. break violently or noisily; smash; crash; break apart
  5. cause to go into a solution; dissolve; resolve
  6. make a break in; interrupt; disrupt; cut off
  7. close at the end of a session; adjourn; recess
  8. destroy the completeness of a set of related items; break
  9. break or cause to break into pieces; fragment; fragmentize; fragmentise
  10. cause to separate; disperse; scatter
  11. laugh unrestrainedly; crack up
  12. release ice; calve
  13. suffer a nervous breakdown; crack up; crack; crock up; collapse
  14. separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts; decompose; break down
  15. take apart into its constituent pieces; disassemble; dismantle; take apart; break apart
  16. come to an end; dissolve
  17. bring the association of to an end or cause to break up; dissolve
  18. attack with or as if with a pickaxe of ice or rocky ground, for example; pick
  19. set or keep apart; sever
E.g.
  • Police were again called to break up the protest.
  • In the end, Aspen decides to break up with America.
  • So, Vincent suggests that they should just break up.

break water

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. show the fins above the water while swimming; fin

break wind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. expel intestinal gases through the anus; fart

break with

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. end a relationship

coffee break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a snack taken during a break in the work day; tea break

fast break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (basketball) a rapid dash to get a shot as soon as possible after taking possession of the ball

service break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tennis game won on the opponent's service

spring break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a week or more of recess during the spring term at school
E.g.
  • The school was on spring break at the time of collapse.
  • Yūta assumes it is only for spring break.
  • In 2008, 22,500 students came to Acapulco for spring break.

tax break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a tax deduction that is granted in order to encourage a particular type of commercial activity; tax benefit

tea break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a snack taken during a break in the work day; coffee break

took a break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It took a break from 28 May to 10 September 1999.
  • Olizarenko took a break after the 1980 Olympics.
  • He took a break from his academic work during World War II.

big break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "My big break was in June 1966 with the Rolling Stones.
  • It was in New York City that he had his first "big break."
  • His big break came in 1945, when his "R.M.

winter break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • FC Union Berlin during the German winter break.
  • Before the winter break, he made four appearances in the 2.
  • The winter break was preceded by a home win against Real Betis.

not break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Swamy cautions him that he should not break the promise at any cost.
  • John Gibbon and David B. Birney could not break the Confederate line.
  • They made repeated dashes, but could not break through for a long time.

break free

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Maloy manage to break free from the group and overpowers Dezzi Rae.
  • Red is drawn away by Pluto's cries, allowing Adelaide to break free.
  • Asher tries to break free from Kang's grip and is shot in the stomach.

take a break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • MDO was found to take a break from the industry .
  • The league will then take a break for the League Cup.
  • This encouraged users to take a break every 90 minutes.

attempt to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A December 1093 attempt to break the siege failed.
  • An attempt to break through the English lines failed.
  • Lugosi did attempt to break type by auditioning for other roles.

break came

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His big break came in 1945, when his "R.M.
  • Her first break came right after she auditioned for Solly Moholo.
  • His break came in 1954 when he was asked to shoot a story for Time–Life.

able to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • UV-C radiation is able to break down chemical bonds.
  • Gasquet was able to break back immediately and broke twice more to take the first set.
  • In the 6th game of the second set the Swiss was able to break and served it out for 6–3.

summer break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mia plans to revisit Centopia in a few months, after the summer break.
  • During the summer break, there were several team changes announced for Snetterton.
  • The movie opens at a boarding school, at the time of the big party before summer break.

break between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There is usually a 15-minute half-time break between halves.
  • By February 1831, the break between Calhoun and Jackson was final.
  • By 1980, creative differences led to a break between Nirenska and Lerman.

taking a break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Shagrath had free time due to Dimmu Borgir taking a break after Ozzfest.
  • In 2011 her official blog announced that she was taking a break from music.
  • The trend of taking a break during the telethon was started in 1985 by McMahon.

failed to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It succeeded in retaking Orléans, but failed to break the siege.
  • However, he failed to break through to regular first-team selection.
  • They failed to break through the Canadians around Buron, a kilometre to the north.

managed to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Johnson managed to break through the straps.
  • Teach drew his cutlass and managed to break Maynard's sword.
  • Yet he managed to break through the lines of Sitawaka men and open up a pass.

first break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He got first break in Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai (2001).
  • They got their first break in the film 'Chand' in 1944.
  • In 1944, the duo got their first break in the film Chand.

unable to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The 4th Battalion, however, remained unable to break its encirclement for several days.
  • He was however again unable to break into the NHL, playing with farm team the Chicago Wolves.
  • However, the game was unable to break the top ten, debuting in thirteenth place in national sales.

trying to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Paul is trying to break through the social barriers dividing people.
  • She was sentenced to six months for trying to break in to the House of Commons.
  • Rimmer Dall imprisons Par Ohmsford at Southwatch and starts trying to break into his mind.

short break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The term "short break" is used in some countries to describe respite care.
  • At the same time, Nelson had moved to Austin, Texas, to take a short break.
  • After a short break Kemp returned to football with Middlesbrough FC, Source:

commercial break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This segment was later followed by a commercial break.
  • During the hastily called commercial break, Cavett tried to coax Maddox back to no avail.
  • The single debuted on November 20, during a commercial break of the show "Grey's Anatomy".

attempted to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She attempted to break the engagement several times.
  • Gai's Kavkor attempted to break out.
  • The three Viking ships afloat attempted to break through the English lines.

tried to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As soon as she did, she tried to break it off with Kevin.
  • Solow tried to break their contract and buy the place himself.
  • She tried to break out of the exploitation field, but struggled.

began to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The experiment ended in 1879, as the community began to break up.
  • The vessel began to break up and the three men were washed off of her.
  • Huge waves began to pound the "Niagara"; she began to break apart quickly.

big break came

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His big break came in 1945, when his "R.M.
  • Her big break came that same year in the Elvis Presley film, "Clambake".
  • Brown’s first big break came in Florida with TK Records as their in house percussionist.

decided to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They decided to break it up by putting a solo drum interlude.
  • So when he did it again I decided to break his shitting legs like sticks.
  • Some resourceful members decided to break the coconuts in the baggage to satiate their thirst.

did not break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However she did not break up.
  • However, the school did not break ground to build any new facilities until 1920.
  • Despite rumors to the contrary, the band did not break up, though Maxim explored a solo career.

break when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The downside of the Ligowsky targets was that they were too hard to break when hit.
  • In 1994, he got his first big break when he attended the Winter Music Conference in Miami.
  • In 1978, they got their big break when they were given a spot on the Royal Variety Performance.

off break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She bats right handed and bowls right-arm off break.
  • He is a left-handed batsman who bowls right-arm off break.
  • He was a right-handed batsman and right arm off break bowler.

attempts to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Jack Donaghy (Alec Baldwin) attempts to break Kenneth of his moral absolutism.
  • Later, Alo attempts to break up with Poppy, but only at her fourteenth birthday.
  • It attempts to break down "the barrier of identity through a four-phased process."

lunch break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Le déjeuner" (lunch) is a two-hour mid-day meal or a one-hour lunch break.
  • ... shortly after the lunch break the work was suddenly put down in front of the hall.
  • "Smoko" breaks are a half-hour each and a lunch break is taken at midday for one hour.

used to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A similar process is used to break down proteins.
  • It was used to break up and turn ground that was rocky and hard.
  • DT=Disk toss used to break the tie.

order to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For that, they need some method in order to break the symmetry among them.
  • Alcohol absorption is slowed because the stomach sphincter closes in order to break down the food.
  • The player controls a marble through a series of traps in order to break all of the colored blocks in a level.

long break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After a long break, Oleg Sadovnikov returned to the group.
  • They had to take a long break due to professional reasons after 2001.
  • There was a long break until a championship for trade teams was introduced in 2012.

break during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There was only one century break during the qualifying.
  • He got his big break during the 1988 Stanley Cup playoffs.
  • The trend of taking a break during the telethon was started in 1985 by McMahon.

maximum break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1987, Willie Thorne made a maximum break against Murphy in the UK Championship.
  • Trump attempted a maximum break of his own in frame 25, but he a red into the middle pocket.
  • After the 2nd series, The indoor league Bar Billards added the unusual rule of a 45-second maximum break limit.

attempting to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was arrested for attempting to break into a shop, but was too young to be tried as an adult.
  • During the lab attack, the alpha male makes a butterfly-shaped crack while attempting to break through the glass to the laboratory.
  • Canadian hip hop musicians have also continued to face obstacles when attempting to break into the American and international markets.

leg break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He is a right-handed batsman who bowls leg break.
  • Pratt was a right-handed batsman who bowled leg break.
  • Summers' batting style is unknown, though it is known he bowled leg break.

without a break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In May, the squadron moved to Phù Cát Air Base without a break in combat missions.
  • The opera is in two parts, of four and three scenes respectively, and is performed without a break.
  • The concerto lasts approximately 30 minutes and consists of three movements chained without a break.

first big break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She got her first big break performing the title song "Supergirl!"
  • Brown’s first big break came in Florida with TK Records as their in house percussionist.
  • In 1994, he got his first big break when he attended the Winter Music Conference in Miami.
E.g.
  • After the international break Stoke traveled to Hillsborough to take on Sheffield Wednesday.
  • Next followed a 1–1 draw in the away fixture against Östers IF before a two-week international break.
  • Before heading to the international break, Bengaluru FC played southern rivals, Kerala Blasters on 5 November.

tries to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She tries to break up with Kang and this is when he kills her.
  • He tries to break the curse by getting rid of the skin, but fails.
  • Then the entire teaching staff tries to break through but also fail.

break came when

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lester's big break came when he joined CBS daytime soap "The Young and the Restless" in 1980.
  • His big break came when "Life" magazine featured his painting of 1947 Horse of the Year, Armed.
  • Baldwin's first big break came when she appeared in The Beatles music video "Free as a Bird" in 1996.

try to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Petr and Celeste try to break out in good.
  • The fourth form girls try to break through the barricade, but fail.
  • When Saunders and Jones return, Johnny fends them off, then sets up self-defense mechanisms should they try to break in.

break the record

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Farmer went on to break the record, scoring 30 points in a 91–54 win.
  • At the end, Steve manages to break the record and he celebrates with the gang.
  • Richey flew the same plane that Benjamin King had flown to break the record previously.

before the break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Seven minutes before the break, Arsenal went into the lead.
  • A single-stage trigger, on the other hand, has no discernible movement before the break.
  • In the replay three days later the Azzurri scored four without response before the break.

break the siege

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A December 1093 attempt to break the siege failed.
  • It succeeded in retaking Orléans, but failed to break the siege.
  • Confederates marched out of Jackson to break the siege in early July.

prison break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In prison, he meets Pretty Boy Floyd and Baby Face Nelson, who join Dillinger's gang after he masterminds a prison break.
  • Krenner arranges the prison break of a notorious safecracker, Joey Faust (Douglas Kennedy), to steal the materials he needs.
  • They sought to explore Riddick's character in a prison break setting, and took inspiration from films such as "Escape from Alcatraz".

break ties

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The top six shooters advanced to the final, with shoot-offs held to break ties if required.
  • The Soviets usually would break ties for the title of Soviet Champion with a multi-game match and 1977 was no exception.

break before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Štěpánek led 4–1 in the third set with a double break before Verdasco broke back to trail 4–3.
  • "Dying to Meet You" contains a clear break before an unlisted song (often known as "Hero Hero") begins.
  • During the break before the second bridge, the sound of a yawn can be heard, preceded by Lennon saying to McCartney, "Yawn, Paul."

during a break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Filming took place in May 1963, during a break from filming "Dr Kildare".
  • The collapse occurred during a break in classes, when most of the school's students were outside in the yard.
  • Her novella "Anthem" was written during a break from the writing of her next major novel, "The Fountainhead".

major break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bush reacted in moderate fashion trying to avoid a major break.
  • The team had their first major break in 2009 with Mims’ sophomore album, "Guilt".
  • The mayor of Dover is Tony Keats Near Dover is geological feature called the Dover Fault, a major break in the Earth's crust.

highest break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The highest break of the tournament was 86 made by Karl Townsend.
  • Gardner's highest break at billiards was 318, and at snooker it was 82.
  • Higgins compiled the highest break, a 143, in his semi-final win over Gilbert.

break the law

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He urged people to commit adultery, break the law, not pay taxes, and not go to church, among other things.
  • The Judiciary is the legal system through which punishments are handed out to individuals who break the law.
  • Another of Batman's characterizations is that of a vigilante; in order to stop evil that started with the death of his parents, he must sometimes break the law himself.

break the news

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They break the news to Nina, who helps the two bury her father at the cemetery.
  • Henry II sent Thomas of Earley, Archdeacon of Wells, to break the news to Eleanor at Sarum.
  • Drummer Ward, who was close with Osbourne, was chosen by Tony to break the news to the singer on 27 April 1979.

break point

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Then the Russian saved one break point for 4–2.
  • In the second set at 2–2, del Potro saved a break point.
  • In the third Verdaso save the only break point in the second.

decides to break

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In the end, Aspen decides to break up with America.
  • Sethu at first decides to break up with Vanaja but Bavutty cools him down and the marriage is saved.
  • When Aidan learns that Chris has not invited him to a family birthday party, he decides to break up with him.
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