break (sth) off Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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break (sth) off

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

(SEPARATE)

to separate a part from a larger piece, or to become separate: He broke off a piece of chocolate.

(RELATIONSHIP)

B2 to end a relationship: They've broken off their engagement. The governments have broken off diplomatic relations.

(STOP SPEAKING)

B2 to suddenly stop speaking or doing something: She broke off in the middle of a sentence.
Translations of “break (sth) off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 突然停頓, 突然中斷…
in Russian отламывать(ся)…
in Turkish bir şeyi ayırmak, koparıp almak/ayırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 突然停顿, 突然中断…
in Polish ułamać się/ coś…
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