Expresiones y frases - Verbo 'To break'

Idioms - Verb 'To break'

to break a bill cambiar un billete
break a leg! ¡mucha suerte!
to break even salir sin ganar ni perder
to break faith with ser desleal, no cumplir una promesa
to break free liberarse
to break loose soltarse
  • Let me pay. I need to break this hundred-dollar bill.
  • I saw Tim before he went on stage and I told him to break a leg.
  • Jane thought she was making a good deal but it broke even.
  • Steve promised he would come, I hope he doesn't break faith with his promise.
  • When will you finally break free from that dreadful job?
  • Andrew needs to break loose from those friends of his. They're no good.
to break new ground abrir nuevos caminos
to break one's back deslomarse
to break ranks romper filas
to break someone's heart romperle el corazón a alguien
to break the back of something hacer la parte más difícil de algo
to break the ice romper el hielo
  • The discovery of DNA broke new ground in science.
  • My mom broke her back all her life to feed my brother and me.
  • The platoon broke ranks after the sergeant left.
  • Wayne broke Meg's heart when he told her he didn't love her anymore.
  • We've already painted the bedrooms, the bathroom and the kitchen. We've broken the back of it.
  • You can tell a few jokes to break the ice when you're on you date.
to break the mould romper el molde
to break the news to someone darle una noticia a alguien
to break wind echarse un gas
  • The Beatles really broke the mould when they first appeared.
  • I hate to be the one to break the news to you but, your father is dead.
  • What would you do if you broke wind during a job interview?