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Break and its various forms are found in a of idioms and expressions. Here is an extensive but likely incomplete list of such usages. All hell break s loose : chaos ensues 2. Break bad : defy authority 3. Break bread : to dine together, thus symbolizing peace and cooperation 4. Break a code : figure out a system for disguising communication 5. Break a law : do something illegal 6.
Break a habit : stop doing something one does regularly 9. Break a story : be the first journalist to report on an incident or issue Break away : separate from a group Break camp : pack equipment at a campsite in preparation for departure Break down : physically or emotionally collapse, or reduce something to its constituent parts Break even : end up with the same amount of money one had before investing or gambling Break faith : cease to support, or to abide by a promise Break for : pause for Break formation : cease to operate in an established formation or pattern Break free : release oneself from a literal or figurative restraint Break ground : begin construction Break in or into : enter by force Break one in : introduce someone to something, or initiate someone into something Break it up : an admonition to stop what one is doing, especially arguing or fighting Break loose : separate from Break new ground : begin something new or do something different Break one of something : cause someone to stop doing something habitual Break of dawn : beginning of the day Break off : stop or cease Break open : forcibly open Break out : forcibly remove something from something else, literally or figuratively escape, burst forth suddenly, separate as into groupsor develop pimples Break out in a cold sweat : become suddenly nervous or frightened so that one literally or figurative perspires Break out in a rash : suddenly develop a skin condition Break out in tears : suddenly begin crying Break ranks : cease to adhere to a certain opinion or cause Break silence : cease to refrain from speaking about something Break the back of : reduce the power or end the domination of Break the fourth wall : address an audience directly rather than act as if there is no audience said of an actor Break the ice : do something to alleviate awkwardness or nervousness Break the news : share often unpleasant information Break the silence : speak up about a Looking to do something for the break ends ly avoided Break the spell : end a period in which one experienced delight Break through : overcome Break something to someone : provide usually unpleasant news or information Break up : to separate into pieces Break up with : to end a romantic relationship with Break wind : create flatulence Break with : end a relationship with Break with tradition : deviate from custom or standard practice Breaking point : the limit of physical or emotional endurance Broke : out of money Broken arrow : military jargon or code referring to an accident involving nuclear weaponry or to a request for air support for a threatened position Broken dreams : unfulfilled aspirations Sound like a broken record : sound repetitive, like a vinyl record that skips and therefore repeatedly plays a sound Broken reed : unreliable person on the analogy of the broken reed of a reed instrument Even break : even chance Make a clean break : escape without complications, or start over again Give me a break : said to express skepticism or exasperation Go for broke : risk everything Lucky break : fortunate occurrence Make a break for it: attempt to escape or get away Make or break : said of a critical action that will result in ificant success or failure Take a break : pause while working Tough break : bad luck You cannot make an omelet without breaking eggs : a saying referring to the fact that sacrifices must be made to obtain desirable .
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Protesting fracking, economic inequality, and needless wars often require defying authority but are seen as advocating for positive change. Manufacturing a harmful, addictive drug is not.
Rather, and especially here in New York City, the phrase is used to describe situations in which excess criticism or ability has been applied, especially in a threatening manner. Stride refers to pace, as in the pace of travel or the pace of progress toward a goal. It also used in the past tense to describe someone or something that is new, out of the ordinary or violates the status quo.
But is is more generally used as an expression of fairness. One can both get an even break and give an even break.
From the old west about the Indian Wars, the Indians would break their arrow to show a laying down of arms, the arrow is no longer useful. How unprofessional, you forgot these as well heartbreak breakwater tiebreaker icebreaker lawbreaker jawbreaker breakfront housebreak. Stop making those embarrassing mistakes! Subscribe to Daily Writing Tips today!
You will improve your English in only 5 minutes per day, guaranteed! You'll also get three bonus ebooks completely free! Try It Free Now. Paul H. Hebner on October 20, am I think you need to expand upon a few of your definitions.Looking to do something for the break ends
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