break off; break out; break out in; break out of; break through; break up; breeze along; breeze in; breeze into; breeze through

break * off +
(關係、協議等) 結束,中斷
Sally broke her engagement to John off.
She broke off their engagement when she found out that he'd been unfaithful.

break * off +
折斷
She broke off a square of chocolate and gave it to her dog.

break out
爆發,發生
Violent protests broke out in response to the military coup.

break out +
打開 (某物來慶祝)
He broke out the champagne to celebrate his promotion.

break out in +
(皮膚上) 開始出現
The skin on my arms was breaking out in a rash.
Mary broke out in spots this morning.

break out of +
脫逃;逃出
The murderer broke out of the prison.

break through +
衝破;突圍;突破
The crowd broke through the police barriers and attacked the hunters.

break up
(英) (學校) 放假;期終
Schools break up at the end of June for the summer holidays.

break up
(個人關係等) 破裂;斷絕
Sam and Diane broke up again. What a rocky relationship.
The marriage broke up just a few years later.

break up
(收音機或電話裡的聲音) 斷掉
You're breaking up; I'll call you back in a minute and see if we get a better connection.
I can't hear you; you're breaking up.

break up
碎裂;碎開
The plate broke up when he dropped it on the floor.
The plane broke up in mid-air.

break * up +
打碎;粉碎
I broke the cracker up into pieces and put it in the soup.

break * up +
驅散 (群眾);制止 (打鬥)
The police broke the demonstration up before it got out of control.

breeze along
輕易而快速地移動、前進等
The film breezes along for the first hour, then becomes rather dull and slow.

breeze in
快速地進來
He breezed in and started shouting at us.

breeze into +
快速地進入 (某場所)
He breezed into the room and switched the TV on.

breeze through +
輕易地通過 (測驗、考試等);輕而易舉地做
She breezed through her exams.

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