Übersetzung von “break” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


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

They had to break a window to get in.

A2 to damage a bone in your body

She broke her leg in the accident.

A2 to stop working or to make something stop working

Who broke the TV?

B1 to stop an activity and have a short rest

parar, fazer uma pausa
Let’s break for five minutes.

to not do something that you should do

quebrar (promessa)
I don’t like to break promises.

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

romper (silêncio)
Eventually someone spoke, breaking the silence.
break the law

to do something that the law says you must not do

infringir a lei
noun uk /breɪk/ us /breɪk/

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

descanso, intervalo, pausa
a coffee break

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

a weekend break in Paris
spring break

a place where something has broken

ruptura, fratura
The x-ray shows a bad break in her arm.

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