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English definition of “break sth in”

break sth in

phrasal verb with break     /breɪk/ verb (broke, broken)
to wear new shoes or use new equipment for short periods to make them more comfortable: My new hiking boots will be great once I've broken them in.Using and misusing US for runsth inUsing and misusing
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