Die Übersetzung von "break" - Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian


verb /breik/ (past tense broke /brouk/, past participle brəken /ˈbroukən/)

to divide into two or more parts (by force)


(usually with off/away) to separate (a part) from the whole (by force)

She broke a piece off the bar of chocolate.

to make or become unusable

Someone’s broken the photocopier.

to go against, or not act according to (the law etc)

mambatalkan janji temu
He broke the law by driving over the speed limit.

to do better than (a sporting etc record)

memecahkan rekod
She broke the world high-jump record.

to interrupt

berhenti dalam perjalanan
She broke her journey in London.

to put an end to

He broke the silence.

to make or become known

They gently broke the news of his death to his wife.

(of a boy’s voice) to fall in pitch

suara yang terputus-putus
His voice broke.

to soften the effect of (a fall, the force of the wind etc)

Luckily, the thick grass broke his fall.

to begin

mula membadai
The storm broke before they reached shelter.
breakable adjective

(opposite unbreakable) likely to break

mudah pecah
breakable goods.
breakage /-kidʒ/ noun

the act of breaking, or its result(s).

Guests also undertake to pay for breakages they may be responsible for during the period of their stay.
breaker noun

a (large) wave which breaks on rocks or the beach

They could hear the sound of breakers crashing on the shore.
breakdown noun

(often nervous breakdown) a mental collapse

mengalami gangguan jiwa
The stress of the job caused him to suffer a nervous breakdown.

a mechanical failure causing a stop

The car has had another breakdown.
breakneck adjective

(usually of speed) dangerous

memandu terlalu laju
He drove at breakneck speed.
breakthrough noun

a sudden solution of a problem leading to further advances, especially in science

kejayaan besar
The discovery of the structure of DNA was a major scientific breakthrough.
breakwater noun

a barrier to break the force of the waves

tembok ombak
The breakwater was destroyed in a severe storm.
break away phrasal verb

to escape from control

lepaskan diri
The dog broke away from its owner.
break down phrasal verb

to use force on (a door etc) to cause it to open

The police broke down the door.

to stop working properly

My car has broken down.

to fail

The talks have broken down.

to be overcome with emotion

mengatasi emosi
She broke down and wept.
break in phrasal verb ( break into)

to enter (a house etc) by force or unexpectedly

pecah masuk
Thieves broke into the museum at night and stole the painting.

to interrupt (someone’s conversation etc)

I was reluctant to break in on their conversation.
break loose

to escape from control

The dog has broken loose.
break off phrasal verb

to stop

She broke off in the middle of a sentence.
break out phrasal verb

to appear or happen suddenly

War has broken out.

to escape (from prison, restrictions etc)

melepaskan diri
A prisoner has broken out (noun breakout).
break out in phrasal verb

to (suddenly) become covered in a rash, in sweat etc

keluar ruam
I’m allergic to strawberries. They make me break out in a rash.
break the ice

to overcome the first shyness etc

mengatasi rasa malu
Let’s break the ice by inviting our new neighbours/neighbors for a meal.
break up phrasal verb

to divide, separate or break into pieces

He broke up the old wooden furniture and burnt it.

to finish or end

The meeting broke up at 4.40.

to end a relationship

memutuskan hubungan
John and Mary broke up last week.
make a break for it

to make an (attempt to) escape

When the guard was not looking, the prisoners made a break for it.

(Die Übersetzung von "break" von PASSWORT Englisch-Wörterbuch Malaysian © 2015 K Dictionaries Ltd)