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break

[breɪk]
noun
1. [gap - in clouds]   claro m
[ - in line]   espacio m en blanco
[ - in transmission]   corte m
2. [fracture]   rotura f, fractura f
3. [rupture]
 break (with)   ruptura f (con)
4. [pause]
 break (from)   descanso m (de)
 to have or take a break   tomarse un descanso
5. [holiday]   vacaciones fpl
6. [playtime]   recreo m
7. (inf) [chance]   oportunidad f
 a lucky break   un golpe de suerte
8. (liter)
 at break of day   al alba
9. COMPUT
 break (key)   tecla f de interrupción


   

break

[breɪk] (     pt broke,     pp broken )
transitive verb Conjugation
1. [generally]   Conjugation romper
[arm, leg etc]   Conjugation romperse
 the river broke its banks   el río se desbordó
 to break somebody's hold   escaparse or liberarse de alguien
2. [machine]   Conjugation estropear
3. [journey, contact]   Conjugation interrumpir
4. [habit, health]   acabar con
[strike]   Conjugation reventar
5. [law, rule]   Conjugation violar
[appointment, word]   faltar a
6. [record]   Conjugation batir
7. [in tennis - service]   Conjugation romper
8. [tell]
 to break the news (of something to somebody)   dar la noticia (de algo a alguien)


   

break

[breɪk] (     pt broke,     pp broken )
intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [come to pieces]   Conjugation romperse
2. [stop working]   estropearse
3. [pause]   Conjugation parar
[weather]   Conjugation cambiar
4. [start - day]   Conjugation romper
[ - storm]   Conjugation estallar, desencadenarse
5. [wave]   Conjugation romper
6. [escape]
 to break loose or free   escaparse
7. [voice]   Conjugation cambiar
8. [news]   divulgarse
 to break even   salir sin pérdidas ni beneficios


  

break away


intransitive verb Conjugation
  Conjugation escaparse
 to break away (from) [end connection]   separarse (de)
POL   escindirse (de)


  

break down


transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [destroy - generally]   Conjugation derribar, echar abajo
[ - resistance]   Conjugation vencer
2. [analyse]   Conjugation descomponer
3. [cause to decompose]   Conjugation descomponer


  

break down


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [collapse, disintegrate, fail]   venirse abajo
2. [stop working]   estropearse
3. [lose emotional control]   perder el control
4. [decompose]   Conjugation descomponerse


  

break in


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [enter by force]   entrar por la fuerza
2. [interrupt]
 to break in (on something/somebody)   interrumpir (algo/a alguien)


  

break in


transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [horse, shoes]   Conjugation domar
2. [person]   Conjugation amoldar


  

break into


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
1. [house, shop]   Conjugation entrar (por la fuerza) en, Conjugation allanar
[box, safe]   Conjugation forzar
2. [begin suddenly]
 to break into song/a run   echarse a cantar/correr
3. [become involved in]   Conjugation introducirse or adentrarse en


  

break off


transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [detach]   Conjugation partir
2. [end]   Conjugation romper
[holiday]   Conjugation interrumpir


  

break off


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [become detached]   Conjugation partirse
2. [stop talking]   interrumpirse
3. [stop working]   Conjugation parar (de trabajar)


  

break out


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [fire, fighting, panic]   desencadenarse
[war]   Conjugation estallar
2. [become covered]
 he broke out in spots   le salieron granos
3. [escape]
 to break out (of)   escapar (de)


  

break through


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
  abrirse paso a través de

  

break through


intransitive verb Conjugation
  abrirse paso


  

break up


transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [ice]   hacer pedazos
[car]   Conjugation desguazar
2. [relationship]   Conjugation romper
[talks]   poner fin a
[fight]   poner fin a
[crowd]   Conjugation disolver


  

break up


intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [into smaller pieces]   hacerse pedazos
2. [relationship]   Conjugation deshacerse
[conference]   Conjugation concluir
[school, pupils]   Conjugation terminar
 to break up with somebody   romper con alguien
3. [crowd]   disolverse


  

break with


transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
  romper con


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