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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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break the InternetTo deliberately overwhelm a web server through a cyberattack such as a DDOS, such that the server goes offline or is in danger of doing so.Rate it:

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break the InternetTo do or say something ostentatious or controversial, such that the behavior causes a dramatic increase in traffic to a website or commentary on social media; to go viral.Rate it:

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break the moldTo depart from a traditional pattern; to defy convention.Rate it:

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break the moldTo make it impossible for an identical copy to be made.Rate it:

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break the SabbathTo violate the holiness or sanctity of the Sabbath by not keeping it holy.Rate it:

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break the sealWhen consuming alcohol, to urinate for the first time, which leads to needing to urinate more and more often.Rate it:

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break throughUsed other than as an idiom: see break, through.Rate it:

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break throughTo gain popularity.Rate it:

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break throughTo penetrate the defence of the opposition.Rate it:

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break upTo end a relationship.Rate it:

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break upTo dissolve; to part.Rate it:

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break upTo stop a fight; to separate people who are fighting.Rate it:

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break windTo flatulate; fart; to expel gases generated during digestion through the anus.Rate it:

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break withUsed other than as an idiom: see break, with.Rate it:

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break withTo cease having a positive connection with (a person, group, movement, etc).Rate it:

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break withTo divulge one's secrets, thoughts or intentions, to discuss something with somebody.Rate it:

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break your backDefinitionto work extremely hardRate it:

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gimme a breakAn expression of disbeliefRate it:

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gimme a breakAn expression of impatienceRate it:

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give someone a breakTo give someone a rest.Rate it:

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give someone a breakTo stop harassing or demanding from someone.Rate it:

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give someone a breakTo provide someone with an opportunity for significant advancement.Rate it:

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make a break for itTo attempt to escape; to flee; to run away.Rate it:

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make a clean breakTo initiate a complete termination of a relationship, or from a situation.Rate it:

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physical breakA short break in a meeting or in a classroom setting, intended to improve attention.Rate it:

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sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt meA response to taunting proclaiming the speaker's indifference.Rate it:

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sticks and stones will break my bones, but words will never hurt meAlternative form of sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.Rate it:

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Bite Off More Than You Can ChewTo take on something more than of its actual capacity, a person, who tries to accomplish too much, or is greedy by nature, or overconfident or too much motivated, taking more responsibility or task that a person can manageRate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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bugger offGo away.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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