Bedeutung von "break down" - als Fremdsprache

break down

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

B1 If a machine or vehicle breaks down, it stops working:

My car broke down on the way to work.

If a system, relationship, or discussion breaks down, it fails because there is a problem or disagreement:

Their marriage broke down after only two years.

to become very upset and start crying

(Definition von "break down" von Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)