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break sb in

phrasal verb with break uk   us   /breɪk/ verb (broke, broken)
If you break someone in, you train them to do a new job or activity: The boss did not believe in breaking his team in gently.
Translations of “break sb in”
in Chinese (Traditional) 訓練(某人), 培訓(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 训练(某人), 培训(某人)…
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