The robbery suspect broke away from the lockup.抢劫嫌疑犯从拘留所逃脱了。
Modern music like jazz has broken away from the old traditional rules. (喻)
A large piece of ice broke away from the main block. 一大块冰从整个大冰块上断裂开来。
break down 破坏;拆散
The Congressmen of the Republican tried to break down the opposition from their opponents to their proposal. (喻)共和党的议员们试图使他们的反对派不再反对他们的提案。
Chemicals in the body break our food down into useful substances.
break down old conventions打破旧框框
The robbers broke the door down.强盗们把门砸开了。
The peace talks are said to have broken down. (喻)据说和谈破裂了。
Our truck broke down outside town.我们的卡车在城外抛锚了。
The car broke down halfway to the destination.汽车在到达目的地的中途抛锚了。
The car broke down halfway to the camp.车子在去营地的半路上抛锚了。
The 8 o'clock train broke down at Ferngreen station and was taken off the line.'
失败;破裂 Their opposition broke down.他们的反对意见打消了。
精神崩溃;失去控制 He broke down and wept.他不禁失声痛哭。
起化学变化Food is broken down by chemicals.化学物质引起食物转化。