Meaning of “break sb in” in the English Dictionary

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"break sb in" in Business English

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break sb in

phrasal verb with break uk /breɪk/ us verb [ T ] broke, broken

to train someone to do a new job or activity:

The boss did not believe in breaking in his staff gently.

(Definition of “break sb in” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)