To Break

Phrasal verbs

The situation

Phrases with similar meaning or sentiment

(1) to break down

The car

The car broke down in the middle of nowhere / stopped working.
(2) to break into A burglary Thieves broke into our house while we were on holiday.
(3) to break off Diplomacy The US has broken off trade talks with The EU.
(4) to break out A prison Three men broke out of prison yesterday.
(5) to break up A relationship When she discovered he was a pig, she broke up with him.

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