: We saw a breakdown by the side of the road.
: After so much stress, he suffered a breakdown and simply gave up.
: Looking at the breakdown of the budget, I see a few items we could cut.
*: And now its time for a breakdown!
*: The fired-up foursome takes itself very seriously, singing politically charged lyrics, which, in the tradition of Strife and Damnation AD, are strategically placed in the middle of slamming, moshable breakdowns.
*: Dont clear out when the quadrilles are over, for we are going to have a breakdown to wind up with.
: Foggy Mountain Breakdown
*: Towards nine the three miners said that as they had brought their instruments they might as well tune up, for the boys and girls would soon be arriving now, and hungry for a good old fashioned breakdown. A fiddle, a banjo, and a clarinet - these were the instruments.
: If the vase falls to the floor, it might break.
: She broke the vase.
: His ribs broke under the weight of the rocks piled on his chest.
: She broke his neck.
: He slipped on the ice and broke his leg.
: Can you break a hundred-dollar bill for me?
: The wholesaler broke the container loads into palettes and boxes for local retailers.
: Her childs death broke Angela.
: Interrogators have used many forms of torture to break prisoners of war.
*: an old man, broken with the storms of state
: My heart is breaking.
: You have to break an elephant before you can use it as an animal of burden.
: The interrogator hoped to break her to get her testimony against her accomplices.
: Ive got to break this habit I have of biting my nails.
: to break silence; to break ones sleep; to break ones journey
: I had won four games in a row, but now youve broken my streak of luck.
*: Go, release them, Ariel; / My charms Ill break, their senses Ill restore.
: The recession broke some small businesses.
*: With arts like these rich Matho, when he speaks, / Attracts all fees, and little lawyers breaks.
: When you go to Vancouver, promise me you wont break the law.
: He broke his vows by cheating on his wife.
: break ones word
: Time travel would break the laws of physics.
*: Out, out, hyena! these are thy wonted arts ... / To break all faith, all vows, deceive, betray.
: Susans fever broke at about 3 AM, and the doctor said the worst was over.
: Letting white have three extra queens would break chess.
: On the hottest day of the year the refrigerator broke.
: Did you two break the trolley by racing with it?
: Adding 64-bit support broke backward compatibility with earlier versions.
: break a seal
: The forecast says the hot weather will break by midweek.
*: The clouds are still above; and, while I speak, / A second deluge oer our head may break.
*: And from the turf a fountain broke, / And gurgled at our feet.
: Lets break for lunch.
: He survived the jump out the window because the bushes below broke his fall.
: The newsman wanted to break a big story, something that would make him famous.
: I dont know how to break this to you, but your cat is not coming back.
: In the latest breaking news...
: When news of their divorce broke, ...
: Morning has broken.
*: The day begins to break, and night is fled.
*: Like the crash of thunderbolts..., the sound of musquetry broke over the lawn, ....
: His coughing broke the silence.
: His turning on the lights broke the enchantment.
: With the mood broken, what we had been doing seemed pretty silly.
: Things began breaking bad for him when his parents died.
: The arrest was standard, when suddenly the suspect broke ugly.
: His voice breaks when he gets emotional.
: He broke the mens 100-meter record.
: I cant believe she broke 3 under par!
: The policeman broke sixty on a residential street in his hurry to catch the thief.
: He needs to break serve to win the match.
: Is it your or my turn to break?
*: And he played no favorites: when his son-in-law sacked a city he had been told to spare, Genghis broke him to private.
*: One morning after the budget had failed to balance Finanzminister von Scholz picked up Der Reichsanzeiger and found he had been broken to sergeant.
*: Not long after this event, Clausen became involved in another disciplinary situation and was broken to private—the only one to win the Medal of Honor in Vietnam.
: The referee ordered the boxers to break the clinch.
: The referee broke the boxers clinch.
: I couldnt hear a thing he was saying, so I broke the connection and called him back.
*: Katharine, break thy mind to me.
*: See how the dean begins to break; / Poor gentleman he droops apace.
*: He that puts all upon adventures doth oftentimes break, and come to poverty.
: The cavalry were not able to break the British squares.
: to break flax
*: I see a great officer broken.
: to break into a run or gallop
*: To break upon the score of danger or expense is to be mean and narrow-spirited.
: The femur has a clean break and so should heal easily.
: The sun came out in a break in the clouds.
: He waited minutes for a break in the traffic to cross the highway.
: The fiddle break was amazing; it was a pity the singer came back in on the wrong note.
: Let’s take a five-minute break.
: I think we need a break.
: at the break of day
: make a break for it
: make a break for the door
: It was a clean break.
: prison break
: The final break in the Greenmount area is Kirra Point.
*: Pampered jades ... which need nor break nor bit.
: a weekend break on the Isle of Wight