Übersetzung von “break” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch

break

verb uk /breɪk/ us /breɪk/ past tense broke, past participle broken

A2 to separate into two or more pieces, or to make something separate into two or more pieces

rompere, rompersi, spezzare, spezzarsi
They had to break a window to get in. Hanno dovuto rompere una finestra per entrare.

A2 to damage a bone in your body

rompersi
She broke her leg in the accident. Nell’incidente si è rotta una gamba.

A2 to stop working or to make something stop working

rompere
Who broke the TV? Chi ha rotto la TV?

B1 to stop an activity and have a short rest

interrompere, fare una pausa
Let’s break for five minutes. Facciamo una pausa per cinque minuti.

to not do something that you should do

venir meno a, rimangiarsi
I don’t like to break promises. Non mi piace rimangiarmi le promesse.

to come to an end or make something come to an end

interrompere, rompere, mettere fine a
Eventually someone spoke, breaking the silence. Alla fine qualcuno ha parlato, interrompendo il silenzio.
break the law

to do something that the law says you must not do

infrangere la legge, violare la legge
noun uk /breɪk/ us /breɪk/

A2 the act of stopping an activity for a short time, usually to rest

pausa, intervallo
a coffee break una pausa caffè

B1 a holiday or period of time away from work or school

vacanza
a weekend break in Paris un fine settimana di vacanza a Parigi
spring break vacanze scolastiche di primavera

a place where something has broken

rottura, frattura
The x-ray shows a bad break in her arm. La radiografia mostra una brutta frattura nel suo braccio.

(Übersetzung von “break” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)