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break up

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To break or separate into pieces; to disintegrate or come apart.

It broke up when it hit the ground.

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break up

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Of a telephone conversation, to cease to be understandable because of a bad connection.

You are breaking up. Can you repeat that?

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break up

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To break or separate into pieces.

Break up the cheese and put it in the salad.

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break up

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To end a relationship.

She broke up with her boyfriend last week.

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break up

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To dissolve; to part.

The meeting finally broke up after a three-hour discussion.

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break up

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To stop a fight; to separate people who are fighting.

The police came in to break up the disturbance.

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