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break upOf a telephone conversation, to cease to be understandable because of a bad connection.Rate it:

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lucky breakA stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.Rate it:

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break outTo separate from a bundle.Rate it:

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break downTo give more detail.Rate it:

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break offTo end abruptly, either temporarily or permanently.Rate it:

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break outTo begin suddenly; to emerge in a certain condition.Rate it:

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break out of your shellWhen someone is a little shy.Rate it:

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break the InternetTo cause a connection to the Internet, or the Internet itself, to malfunction.Rate it:

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break upTo break or separate into pieces.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo score one's first run in an innings.Rate it:

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break the InternetTo overwhelm a web server through organic user-driven demand, such that the server goes offline or is in danger of doing so.Rate it:

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big breakA breakthrough, especially the first big hit of a previously unknown performer or performers in the entertainment industry.Rate it:

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break a lawTo violate a law.Rate it:

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Break a LegTo wish good luck for a great performanceRate it:

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break a legTo perform well in a theatrical production or comparable endeavor.Rate it:

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break a sweat , Karon Karter - The Complete Idiots Guide to the Pilates Method page 119.Rate it:

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break a sweatJanuary 2008, The Age - Walkovers blaze a trail for women's equal-pay theory.Rate it:

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break a sweatTo put effort into something.Rate it:

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break a sweatTo start sweating.Rate it:

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break backTo win a game having lost a service game, or during a tiebreak, to win a point against the serve having lost a point while serving.Rate it:

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break coverUsed other than as an idiom. to come out of hiding; to become visible.Rate it:

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break coverto disclose one's real thoughts and intentions.Rate it:

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break downcease to functionRate it:

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break downTo become unstable, mentally or otherwise.Rate it:

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break downTo decay.Rate it:

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break in the caseA new discovery in a case.Rate it:

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break intoTo enter illegally or by force.Rate it:

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break intoTo open or begin to use.Rate it:

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break intoTo try to start in a profession or business.Rate it:

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break intoTo begin suddenly.Rate it:

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break offTo remove a piece from a whole by breaking or snapping.Rate it:

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break one offTo throw a curve ball.Rate it:

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break one's backUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see break,‎ back.Rate it:

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break one's backTo make a supreme effort.Rate it:

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break one's duckTo do something for the first time.Rate it:

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break one's lanceTo engage in an honorable fight.Rate it:

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break outprison escapeRate it:

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break outTo bring out, use, or present.Rate it:

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break ranksTo publicly disagree with one's own group or organization.Rate it:

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break someone's heartTo cause a person to feel grief or sadness.Rate it:

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break the back ofTo achieve the greater part of some project.Rate it:

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break the bankTo exhaust one's financial resources.Rate it:

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break the bankTo win more money than is available to be paid.Rate it:

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break the bankTo buy something that costs to much.Rate it:

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break the buckFall below the value of one dollar per share.Rate it:

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break the cycleTo act so as to end a repeating pattern of harmful or otherwise negative behavior.Rate it:

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break the deadlockTo score the first goal or point in a competitionRate it:

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break the fourth wallTo apparently communicate with reality directly, such as when characters of literature comment on the existence of a reader.Rate it:

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break the iceTo start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness.Rate it:

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Break the IceTo overcome any awkward situation, to help strangers know each other, to overcome social communication difficulties all in a friendly manner, to overcome any sort of nervous situation between different peopleRate it:

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