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  • 101 break\ up — I. v. phr. To end a romantic relationship, a marriage, or a business partnership. Tom and Jane broke up because Tom played so much golf that he had no time for her. II. v 1. To break into pieces. The workmen broke up the pavement to dig up the… …

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  • 102 break in — 1) PHRASAL VERB If someone, usually a thief, breaks in, they get into a building by force. → See also break in [V P] Masked robbers broke in and made off with $8,000... [V P] The thief had broken in through a first floor window. 2) PHRASAL VERB… …

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  • 103 break — [1] The action of an item when it no longer holds integrity usually resulting in unusable pieces. See impact break circumferential break [2] To dismantle a vehicle for parts. [3] To separate as when a switch breaks contact when it is shut off [4] …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 104 break —  1) to break, to tear. Harnp. In this county break is used for tear, and tear for break ; as, I have a torn my best decanter or china dish ; I have a broke my fine cambric apron.  2) a break is land that has lain long fallow, or in sheep walks,… …

    A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • 105 break in — verb Date: circa 1535 intransitive verb 1. to enter something (as a building or computer system) without consent or by force 2. a. intrude < break in upon his privacy > b. to …

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  • 106 Break Me — Infobox Single Name = Break Me Artist = Jewel from Album = This Way Released = 2002 Format = Promotional 5 CD single Genre = Pop Length = 4:04 (Album Version) 3:58 (Radio Remix) Label = Atlantic Records Writer = Kilcher Producer = Atlantic Last… …

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  • 107 Break Up — Infobox Album Name = Break Up Type = EP Longtype = Artist = Smoking Popes Released = 1992 Recorded = Genre = Indie Length = Label = Producer = Reviews = Last album = Inoculator (1991) This album = Break Up (1992) Next album = 2 (1993)Break Up is… …

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  • 108 break-in — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ attempted ▪ recent ▪ factory, house, etc. BREAK IN + NOUN ▪ happen …

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  • 109 Break — 1Break der od. das; s, s <aus engl. break »Durchbruch; Unterbrechung«>: 1. a) (Sportspr.) plötzlicher u. unerwarteter Durchbruch aus der Verteidigung heraus; Überrumpelung aus der Defensive, Konterschlag; b) Gewinn eines Punktes bei… …

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  • 110 break — (pron. bréik ) Inglese: rompere, separare, interrompere. E l ordine di separarsi e riprendere le distanze che l arbitro di pugilato dà ai due contendenti, quando il corpo a corpo diventa confuso e irregolare. Anche, per certi anglomani, una pausa …

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  • 111 break-in — noun (C) an act of entering a building illegally and by force, especially in order to steal things: Since the break in we ve had all our locks changed. see also: break in break 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 112 break in — phrasal verb Word forms break in : present tense I/you/we/they break in he/she/it breaks in present participle breaking in past tense broke in past participle broken in 1) [intransitive] to enter a building by force, especially in order to steal… …

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  • 113 break-in — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms break in : singular break in plural break ins an act of entering a building illegally using force, especially in order to steal things …

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  • 114 break-in — /ˈbreɪk ɪn/ (say brayk in) noun an act of breaking and entering: *Police could find no evidence of a break in at the unit. –west australian, 1992. {derived from phrasal verb break in. See break (def. 94) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 115 break-up — /ˈbreɪk ʌp/ (say brayk up) noun 1. disintegration; disruption; dispersal. 2. an itemisation: to give a break up of an inventory. 3. the closing of a school for its term holidays. 4. the ending of a relationship such as a marriage, business… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 116 break — {{#}}{{LM B05969}}{{〓}} {{[}}break{{]}} {{■}}(ing.){{□}} {{《}}▍ s.m.{{》}} {{<}}1{{>}} {{♂}}En jazz,{{♀}} improvisación de un solista que interrumpe su composición momentáneamente: • Cuando empezó el break de ese gran saxofonista, el público vibró …

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  • 117 break — /breɪk/ noun a pause between periods of work ● She keyboarded for two hours without a break. ■ verb (NOTE: breaking broke has broken) ♦ break bulk to split into small quantities for retail sale after having bought a large quantity ♦ break even to …

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  • 118 break — /breɪk/ noun 1. a sharp fall in share prices 2. a lucky deal or good opportunity ■ verb 1. ♦ to break even to balance costs and receipts, but not make a profit ● Last year the company only just broke even. ● We broke even in our first two months… …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 119 break-in — {n.} (stress on break ) A robbery; a burglary. * /We lost our jewelry during a break in./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 120 break-in — {n.} (stress on break ) A robbery; a burglary. * /We lost our jewelry during a break in./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms