break vt., vi. broke, broken, breaking
打破;碰破;折断;打碎 The stone broke the window.石头打坏了窗子。
The cup broke on the floor.杯子摔碎在地板上了。
You'll break your neck if you aren't more careful! (喻)你如果不加倍小心,你会摔死的!
分裂;裂开 The newly-published chronicle breaks down into eight major parts.
毁坏;弄坏;损坏 He broke his wristwatch.他把他的手表弄坏了。
(突然用力)变成;成为 The prisoner broke loose.犯人脱逃了。
擦破 to break the skin擦破皮肤
违背;违犯;不遵守 to break the law犯法
He always breaks faith with his clients.他对顾客总是不守信用。
It took all the members of the section the whole day to break the back of the job.
If smeone breaks a rule, the problem goes before the whole group.
闯 He broke into the shop他闯入商店。
驯服;制服 to break a horse驯服一匹马
超过;超越 to break a record in sports打破运动记录
泄露;发布;透露 to break the news 发布消息
中断 Let's break for a meal.让我们休息一下去吃饭吧。
结束;停止to break the silence打破沉寂
突然发生，突然出现 as day breaks拂晓时Day breaks.; Day dawns.天亮了。
衰退;减弱His health broke.他的健康衰退。
突变 His voice broke when he was 15.他15岁时嗓音突然变了。
破译(密码) She broke their code.她破译了他们的密码。