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break up en inglés británico

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break up

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


B1 If a marriage breaks up or two people in a romantic relationship break up, their marriage or their relationship ends:

Jenny and George have broken up.
She's just broken up with her boyfriend.

Más ejemplos

  • I was consoling Liz on having broken up with her boyfriend.
  • Their marriage broke up as a result of long separations.
  • She had a string of lovers before her marriage finally broke up.
  • He got into serious debt after his marriage broke up.
  • She met her second husband not long after her first marriage broke up.


uk /ˈbreɪk.ʌp/ us /ˈbreɪk.ʌp/

(Definición de break up del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

break up en inglés americano

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break up

phrasal verb with break us /breɪk/ verb


(of a telephone conversation) to become impossible to understand because the connection is not strong enough:

He was on the subway when he called and started to break up before I could answer.

(Definición de break up del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

break-up en inglés de negocios

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break-upnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbreɪkʌp/ us

a division of a company, etc. into smaller parts:

AT&T divided into three companies, making this the biggest voluntary corporate break-up in history.

the end of a business or a relationship:

The sale of the company's real estate and other assets was the first sign of its eventual break-up and closure.

(Definición de break-up del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)