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breaking point

noun [S] uk   us  
the stage at which your control over yourself or a situation is lost: The situation reached breaking point when his son crashed the family car. Her nerves were at breaking point.
Translations of “breaking point”
in Chinese (Traditional) 爆發點, 失控點, 極限…
in Russian предел…
in Turkish kırılma noktası…
in Chinese (Simplified) 爆发点, 失控点, 极限…
in Polish granica wytrzymałości…
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