Bedeutung von “break something off” im Essential American English Dictionary

break something off

phrasal verb with break us /breɪk/ verb past tense broke, past participle broken

to separate something from something else by breaking it:

He broke off a piece of chocolate.

to end something suddenly:

She broke off the engagement two weeks before the wedding.

(Definition von “break something off” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)