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break /bɹeɪk/
  • intransitive, of a bone: to crack
  • intransitive: to separate into (to end up in) two or more pieces
  • transitive: to cause (a bone) to crack
  • transitive: to do that which is forbidden by (something)
  • transitive: to separate into (to cause to end up in) two or more pieces
bryte
break /bɹeɪk/
  • to interrupt or cease one's work or occupation temporarily
avbryte
break /bɹeɪk/
  • to do better than a record
beseire
break /bɹeɪk/
  • to divide (money) into smaller units
dele
break /bɹeɪk/
  • to disclose or make known an item of news
fremkalle
break /bɹeɪk/
  • to ruin financially
lukke
break /bɹeɪk/
  • rest or pause, usually from work
pause {m}
break /bɹeɪk/
  • physical space that opens up in something or between two things
rom {m}
break /bɹeɪk/
  • temporary split in romantic relationship
tid {f}
coffee break
  • a rest period during the business day providing the opportunity to drink coffee
kaffepause {f}
break one's fast
  • archaic: to eat breakfast
spise
break up
  • to end a relationship
slå opp
break the ice /ˈbɹeɪk ði ˈaɪs/
  • to start to get to know people, by avoiding awkwardness
bryte isen
take a break
  • to have a short rest period in one's work
ta en pause
break room
  • room for breaks
pauserom
break through
  • to gain popularity
gjennombrudd
break wind
  • to fart
fis
break bread
  • eat a meal, especially shared
ete
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