Take a break!
That's spring break on Miami Beach."
Break claws and tails from bodies, and pull apart body sections.
I took a break from him like he took a break from us.
After you add a break, you can drag it to reposition it.
“No; I will break through it, I will break through it!”
A shelf break is characterized by markedly increased slope gradients toward the deep ocean bottom.
The dancers came to be called “break boys” and “break girls,” or “B-boys” and “B-girls” for short.
Indeed, just as employees need a break from the workplace, companies sometimes need a break from their employees.
The break-even level of output informs a business of how many products it needs to sell to reach the break-even point (BEP).
People (sort of) know how to break up a railway or an oil company and America once barely managed to break up a phone company.
Murray, who managed only one break point all match, then took Djokovic to deuce but he could not force the chance to avoid the tie-break.
Williams earned another break point that Osaka saved with an ace out wide, breaking her trend of serving down the T on her three break points.
When you delete a section break, the text before and after the break combines into one section, which takes on the formatting of the latter section.
Today, most schools (about 86%) are on a 9-month calendar with a summer break — although the length of the summer break and length of the school year varies.
Go with pants with no break (the break is where the material creases just above the bottom of the pant leg opening) or a slight break that just brushes the top of the sneaker.
If we accept, as it seems we must in God's case, that it is logically impossible for God to choose to break his solemn promise, then it follows that it is not in God's power to break his solemn promise.
“Break their lineage, break their roots, break their connections and break their origins,” wrote Maisumujiang Maimuer, a religious affairs official, in a commentary in the state news media.
As a government document made clear, reëducation was intended to sever people from their native cultures: “Break their lineage, break their roots, break their connections, and break their origins.”
China’s state media has stated that the goal is to ‘break their lineage, break their roots, break their connections and break their origins’ … High-level Chinese government documents speak of ‘absolutely no mercy’.
- some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity
- terminate or end
- become separated into pieces or fragments
- an unexpected piece of good luck
Example: he finally got his big break
- render inoperable or ineffective
- (geology) a crack in the earth's crust resulting from the displacement of one side with respect to the other
- ruin completely
- a personal or social separation (as between opposing factions)
Example: they hoped to avoid a break in relations
- a pause from doing something (as work)
Example: we took a 10-minute break
- destroy the integrity of; usually by force; cause to separate into pieces or fragments
- the act of breaking something
Example: the breakage was unavoidable
- act in disregard of laws, rules, contracts, or promises
- move away or escape suddenly
- a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
- scatter or part
- breaking of hard tissue such as bone
- force out or release suddenly and often violently something pent up
Example: break into tears
- the occurrence of breaking
Example: the break in the dam threatened the valley
- an abrupt change in the tone or register of the voice (as at puberty or due to emotion)
Example: then there was a break in her voice
- prevent completion
- enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act
- the opening shot that scatters the balls in billiards or pool
- make submissive, obedient, or useful
Example: The horse was tough to break
- (tennis) a score consisting of winning a game when your opponent was serving
Example: he was up two breaks in the second set
- an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity
Example: it was presented without commercial breaks
- fail to agree with; be in violation of; as of rules or patterns
- a sudden dash
Example: he made a break for the open door
- surpass in excellence
- any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
Example: the break in the eighth frame cost him the match
- make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
- an escape from jail
Example: the breakout was carefully planned
- come into being
- stop operating or functioning
- interrupt a continued activity
- make a rupture in the ranks of the enemy or one's own by quitting or fleeing
- curl over and fall apart in surf or foam, of waves
- lessen in force or effect
- be broken in
Example: If the new teacher won't break, we'll add some stress
- come to an end
- vary or interrupt a uniformity or continuity
- cause to give up a habit
- give up
Example: break cigarette smoking
- come forth or begin from a state of latency
- happen or take place
Example: Things have been breaking pretty well for us in the past few months
- cause the failure or ruin of
- invalidate by judicial action
- discontinue an association or relation; go different ways
- assign to a lower position; reduce in rank
- reduce to bankruptcy
Example: My daughter's fancy wedding is going to break me!
- change directions suddenly
- emerge from the surface of a body of water
- break down, literally or metaphorically
- do a break dance
Example: Kids were break-dancing at the street corner
- exchange for smaller units of money
Example: I had to break a $100 bill just to buy the candy
- destroy the completeness of a set of related items
Example: The book dealer would not break the set
- make the opening shot that scatters the balls
- separate from a clinch, in boxing
- go to pieces
- break a piece from a whole
Example: break a branch from a tree
- become punctured or penetrated
- pierce or penetrate
- be released or become known; of news
- cease an action temporarily
- interrupt the flow of current in
Example: break a circuit
- undergo breaking
- find a flaw in
Example: break an alibi
- find the solution or key to
Example: break the code
- change suddenly from one tone quality or register to another
- become fractured; break or crack on the surface only
- crack; of the male voice in puberty
Example: his voice is breaking--he should no longer sing in the choir
- fall sharply
- fracture a bone of
- diminish or discontinue abruptly
- weaken or destroy in spirit or body
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