Break+open

  • 1 break open — (something) to suddenly and clearly begin to win a competition. Several quick goals helped Hewlett break open a close game and beat the Tigers by 10 points …

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  • 2 break open — verb 1. open with force (Freq. 2) He broke open the picnic basket • Hypernyms: ↑open, ↑open up • Verb Frames: Somebody s something They want to break open the doors …

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  • 3 break-open — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: from break open, v. : characterized by breaking for loading a break open revolver …

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  • 4 break open something — break open (something) to suddenly and clearly begin to win a competition. Several quick goals helped Hewlett break open a close game and beat the Tigers by 10 points …

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  • 5 Break open a coldie — have a drink (usually a beer) …

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  • 6 break open a coldie — Australian Slang have a drink (usually a beer) …

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  • 7 To break open — Break Break (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak …

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  • 8 Break — (br[=a]k), v. t. [imp. {broke} (br[=o]k), (Obs. {Brake}); p. p. {Broken} (br[=o] k n), (Obs. {Broke}); p. pr. & vb. n. {Breaking}.] [OE. breken, AS. brecan; akin to OS. brekan, D. breken, OHG. brehhan, G. brechen, Icel. braka to creak, Sw. braka …

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  • 9 Break-action — A break action firearm is one whose barrels are hinged, and rotate perpendicular to the bore axis to expose the breech and allow loading and unloading of ammunition. A separate operation may be required for the cocking of a hammer to fire the new …

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  • 10 break — 1. v. & n. v. (past broke or archaic brake; past part. broken or archaic broke) 1 tr. & intr. a separate into pieces under a blow or strain; shatter. b make or become inoperative, esp. from damage (the toaster has broken). c break a bone in or… …

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  • 11 break — Synonyms and related words: abeyance, about ship, about face, abrade, abrasion, abscond, abysm, abyss, accidentality, acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accommodation, accustom, actuarial calculation, adapt, adaptation, adjust, adjustment,… …

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  • 12 break in — Synonyms and related words: acclimate, acclimatize, accommodate, accustom, adapt, adjust, admit, apprentice, barge in, be admitted, breach, break, break in upon, break into, break open, break through, break to harness, breaking and entering,… …

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  • 13 break through — Synonyms and related words: achieve success, advance, arrive, be a success, breach, break in, break into, break open, break out, burst in, bust in, cave in, come forth, come on, come out, come through, cut a swath, debouch, emerge, erupt, exit,… …

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  • 14 break —   There is no general term; the main usages follow.   1. As a stick or bones broken in two. Ha i, haha i, uha i, haki, hahaki, hakihaki, uhaki; manunu; break easily, ha i wale.   2. As a flat surface split or broken into pieces. Wāhi; wāwahi (for …

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  • 15 open up — verb 1. cause to open or to become open (Freq. 2) Mary opened the car door • Syn: ↑open • Ant: ↑close (for: ↑open) • Derivation …

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  • 16 open — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. unclosed (see opening); unfilled, unengaged; free, public; unrestrained, unrestricted; frank, overt; spread out, unfolded, revealed. v. unfasten; unfold, spread out; reveal, disclose; start,… …

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  • 17 break up — Synonyms and related words: ablate, accommodate, adapt, adjust, alter, ameliorate, amuse, analyze, anatomize, assay, atomize, be in stitches, beguile, better, bite the dust, break, break down, break into pieces, break open, break to pieces, burst …

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  • 18 open fracture — noun bone fracture associated with lacerated soft tissue or an open wound • Syn: ↑compound fracture • Hypernyms: ↑fracture, ↑break * * * open fracture, = compound fracture. (Cf. ↑compound fracture) …

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  • 19 break — [brāk] vt. broke, broken, breaking [ME breken < OE brecan < IE base * bhreg > BREACH, BREECH, Ger brechen, L frangere] 1. to cause to come apart by force; split or crack sharply into pieces; smash; burst 2. a) …

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  • 20 Open du Pays de Galles de snooker 2009 — Dates Du 16 au 22 février 2009 Pays Pays de Galles Ville Newport (Pays de Galles) Lieu Newport Center Organisation(s) WPBSA Format Tier 4 Ranking event Prix total £225,500 Prix du vainqueur £35,000 …

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