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From the verb break: (⇒ conjugate)
broke is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
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broke adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (person: without money)blut, platzak bn
 Paul said he couldn't go to the movies this weekend because he's broke.
broke adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang (business: bankrupt)bankroet, failliet bn
 Even though the company did well last year, it's broke now.
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failliet bn (bankroet)bankrupt adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  insolvent adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (informal)broke, bust adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK, slang)skint adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
aan de grond bw figuurlijk (blut, failliet)broke adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (UK, informal)skint adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
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break vtr (into parts, smash)kapot maken, stuk maken over. ww
 If you play ball in the house, you will break something.
break vtr (end)beëindigen,, verbreken over. ww
 The home team broke the champions' winning streak.
break n (rest)pauze nw de
 The football players took a break from their practice.
break n (school)vakantie nw de
 There will be no classes until after Christmas break.
break vi (stop functioning)kapot gaan, stuk gaan ww
 Our old television finally broke.
 
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break n slang (fortunate event)doorbraak nw de
 Miranda went to Hollywood, looking for her big break.
break n (gap)gat nw het
 The children slipped through a break in the fence.
break n (person: fracture)breuk, fractuur, botbreuk nw de
 Will suffered a bad break when he went skiing.
break n (weather: change)onderbreking nw de
 They are waiting for a break in the storm.
break n (escape)ontsnapping, uitbraak nw de
 There was a prison break this week.
break n (rush) (informeel)sprintje nw het
 The prisoners made a break for the door.
break n (relationship rupture)breuk nw de
 Sam is heading for a break with his girlfriend.
break n (suspension)pauze nw de
 We should take a break from discussions until we have more information.
break n (voice change)overslaande stem nw de
 The break in his voice is a sign of puberty, as he goes from bass to alto with no control.
break vi (burst)breken, barsten ww
 The water balloon broke.
break vi (be disconnected)verbreken ww
 The long-distance connection broke.
break vi (stop)stoppen, ophouden ww
 The meeting will break at noon.
break vi (dawn) (zon, dag)opkomen ww
 The dawn is about to break.
break vi (health: fail) (gezondheid)achteruit gaan ww
 His health broke after years of toil.
break vtr (infringe)overtreden over. ww
 The drag racers broke the speed limit.
break vtr (annul)beëindigen over. ww
 The actor wants to break his contract.
break vtr (destroy)kapot maken over. ww
 The boxer threatened to break his opponent.
break vtr (set: remove a piece)opbreken, uiteen halen over. ww
 The collector doesn't want to break the set.
break vtr (money: give change)wisselen over. ww
  terug hebben van ww
 Can you break a dollar?
break vtr (penetrate)doorbreken over. ww
 The drill broke through the door of the safe.
break vtr (decode)kraken, ontcijferen over. ww
 The army is trying to break the enemy code.
break vtr (escape)ontsnappen uit over. ww
 The convicts broke jail.
break vtr (sports: better a score)verbeteren, breken over. ww
 Our team broke the record for number of games won.
break vtr (bankrupt)bankroet maken over. ww
  kapot spelen over. ww
 The card shark broke the house.
break vtr (baseball: curveball)een curvebal gooien bij honkbal
 The pitcher broke a wicked curve that got the corner of the plate.
break vtr (wear down)breken over. ww
 The interrogation broke the soldier's spirit.
break vtr (rupture)breken, scheuren over. ww
  boven water komen ww
 Bubbles broke the surface of the water.
break vtr (solve)oplossen, kraken over. ww
 No matter what I try, I can't break this problem.
break vtr (animals: tame)dresseren, temmen over. ww
 The cowboy tried to break the new stallion.
break vtr (media: publish)bekend maken over. ww
 A newspaper broke the story.
break vtr (pool: scatter balls)beginnen, afslaan ww
 When I play pool, I always like to break.
break vtr (tennis)breken over. ww
 The challenger broke his opponent's serve.
break vtr (disprove)onderuit halen over. ww
 The police broke his alibi.
break into [sth] vtr phrasal insep (enter by force)inbreken onoverg.ww
 Criminals broke into the house.
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kapot gaan bn+ww (stuk gaan)break viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
kapot maken bn+ww (stuk maken)break vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  destroy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
break nw de (pauze)break nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
pauze nw de (periode van rust)break, pause nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  interval, intermission nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
stop,
mv. stops
nw de
(pauze, onderbreking)stop, break, pause nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
time-out nw de (pauze)time out nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  break, pause nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
kans nw de (opportuniteit)chance, opportunity nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  possibility nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  (informal)break nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
rust nw de, ont. (toestand na inspanning)break, rest nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
breken onoverg. ww (kapot gaan)break viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
iets breken overg. ww (kapotmaken)break vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  fracture vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
breuk nw de (verbreking)break, breakage nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 
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tam maken bn+overg. ww (temmen, domesticeren)tame, domesticate vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (horses)break vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
naar de maan helpen overg. uitdr. figuurlijk, informeel (kapotmaken)break vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  ruin, wreck, destroy vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
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begeven,
zich begeven
onoverg.ww
(stukgaan)break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  collapse viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
breken met mekaar onoverg. uitdr. (liefde: relatie afbreken)break up, split up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
breken met mekaar onoverg. uitdr. (niet meer met mekaar omgaan)break off with vi phrasal + prep
breken van een staking onoverg. uitdr. (staking proberen te stoppen)break a strike v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
buiten de lijntjes kleuren onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (iets doen dat niet echt toegelaten is) (figurative)colour outside the lines v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  break the rules v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
de baard in de keel krijgen onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (stemverandering in de puberteit)have your voice break v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  have your voice change v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
de bons geven overg. uitdr. (liefde: relatie beëindigen) (fig., informal)give someone the push v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  break up with someone v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
doorbreken overg.ww ook figuurlijk (een weg banen door)break through vi + prep
een belofte breken onoverg. uitdr. (een belofte niet nakomen)break a promise v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
een belofte niet nakomen onoverg. uitdr. (niet doen wat men belooft)break a promise v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  fail to keep a promise v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
een pauze nemen onoverg. uitdr. (pauseren)take a break, have a break v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
het ijs breken onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (gespannen sfeer opheffen) (figurative)break the ice v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
het ijs breken onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (de eerste stap zetten) (figurative)break the ice v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
in elkaar storten onoverg. uitdr. figuurlijk (v. persoon, psychisch) (figurative)collapse viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
  (figurative)break down vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
inbraak nw de (diefstal)burglary nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  break in nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
inbreken in ww+vz letterlijk (van dief)break into vi + prep
  burgle vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
maken of breken frase figuurlijk (stimuleren of tegenwerken) (figurative)make or break exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
quitte draaien onoverg. uitdr. (break-even draaien)break even vi + adv
scheiding nw de (verbreking van het huwelijk)divorce nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  separation nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  break-up nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
uit elkaar gaan onoverg. uitdr. (relatie: scheiden) (relationship)break up, split up vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  separate viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
uit elkaar halen overg. uitdr. (personen: laten stoppen met vechten) (fight)break up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game."
uitbreken onoverg.ww (ontsnappen)break out vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
  escape viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
vallen onoverg. ww (hinder)interrupt vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  break in vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
 Hij viel hem in de rede.
zomervakantie nw de (lange vakantie in de zomer)summer holiday, summer vacation,summer break nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  summer holidays nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors."
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recess,
UK: break,
breaktime,
playtime
n
US (school: pause from lessons)vakantie nw de
 Tim couldn't wait for recess and the chance to get out of this boring math class.
recess n (architecture: alcove) (architectuur)alkoof nw de
 There are three deep recesses in the wall.
recess n (court: break)reces nw het
  onderbreking nw de
 The defence asked for a short recess to examine the new evidence.
 
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recess vi (court: break)op reces gaan onoverg.ww
 The court will recess for lunch.
recess vtr (lights)inbouwen overg. ww
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op reces gaan onoverg. uitdr. (tijdelijk uiteengaan)go on recess v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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Collocatie: am [completely, flat, stony] broke, I'm broke, can I borrow a [dollar]?, am broke and [penniless, unemployed], meer...

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