Translation of "break in" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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break in

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

to interrupt when someone else is talking

As she was talking, he suddenly broke in, saying, "That's a lie." 她正在说话时,他突然插嘴道:“撒谎!”

break-innoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbreɪk.ɪn/ us /ˈbreɪk.ɪn/

an occasion when a building is entered illegally by a criminal or criminals, usually by damaging a window or door, especially in order to steal something


(Translation of “break in” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)