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break in someone/something

phrasal verb with break  us   /breɪk/ verb
  • (TRAIN)

to ​train a ​person to do a new ​job, to ​train an ​animal to ​behave in an ​obedient way, or to use something to make it not as new and more ​comfortable: We will have to break in three new ​staffmembers. I’m still breaking in this new ​pair of ​runningshoes.
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