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  • 141 break-up — {n.} The end of a relationship, personal or commercial. * /The break up finally occurred when Smith and Brown decided to sue each other for embezzlement./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 142 break in — {v.} (stress on in ) 1a. To break from outside. * /The firemen broke in the door of the burning house./ 1b. To enter by force or unlawfully. * /Thieves broke in while the family was away./ 2. To enter suddenly or interrupt. * /A stranger broke in …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 143 break-up — {n.} The end of a relationship, personal or commercial. * /The break up finally occurred when Smith and Brown decided to sue each other for embezzlement./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 144 break-in — noun Date: 1856 1. the act or action of breaking in < a rash of break ins at the new apartment house > 2. a performance or a series of performances serving as a trial run 3. an initial period of operation during which working parts begin to …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 145 break — 1) to emerge above the water surface; said of fish when spawning in shallows or feeding at the surface 2) break line …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 146 break-in — noun An act of entering somewhere with the intent to steal or commit some other offence. There was a break in at the shop; everything was taken …

    Wiktionary

  • 147 break up — verb a) To break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart. It broke up when it hit the ground. b) To end a relationship. She broke up with her boyfriend last week …

    Wiktionary

  • 148 break of — phr verb Break of is used with these nouns as the object: ↑habit …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 149 break-up — noun Break up is used after these nouns: ↑marriage …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 150 Break — 1. opportunity; chance; 2. (aeronautics) dismantle for use as spare parts: a contract to break nine Boeing 727s …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 151 break — {{hw}}{{break}}{{/hw}}A s. m. inv. 1 Interruzione, pausa | Breve annuncio pubblicitario che interrompe un programma radiotelevisivo. 2 Nel tennis, la conquista del game nel quale l avversario è al servizio. B interiez. Nel pugilato, ordine di… …

    Enciclopedia di italiano

  • 152 break —     a) [ slopes ]    An abrupt change or inflection in a slope or profile (as in “a break in slope”).    Compare: knickpoint, shoulder, escarpment.     b) [ geomorphology ]    A marked variation of topography, or a tract of land distinct from… …

    Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 153 break — See: coffee break …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 154 break\ in — v (stress on in ) 1a. To break from outside. The firemen broke in the door of the burning house. 1b. To enter by force or unlawfully. Thieves broke in while the family was away. 2. To enter suddenly or interrupt. A stranger broke in on the… …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 155 break-up — noun the end of a relationship, personal or commercial. The break up finally occurred when Smith and Brown decided to sue each other for embezzlement …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 156 break — v. a. 47 B. part. ‘i broke’ 1005 B. v. n. pret. ‘brake.’ 2154 B. == to break out (of flesh). 2421 B …

    Oldest English Words

  • 157 break in — operate or drive slowly when it is new    When I bought my first new car, Dad said to break it in carefully …

    English idioms

  • 158 break in — 1》 force entry to a building. 2》 interject. → break …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 159 break up — 1》 (of a gathering or relationship) end or part company.     ↘chiefly Brit. end the school term. 2》 chiefly N. Amer. start laughing uncontrollably. 3》 chiefly N. Amer. become upset. → break …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 160 break in — 1. to interrupt. During the day they break in about every half hour to give the latest news. 2. to enter illegally. While she was out somebody broke in and stole everything she had …

    New idioms dictionary


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