Thesaurus / break up

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After the dance had continued about an hour, the two ladies, who were apprehensive of catching cold, moved to break up the ball.

The Vicar of WakefieldOliver Goldsmith

It was usual for such companies not to break up until they had witnessed the election of the mayor.

It is an evil thing to break up a family before the natural period of its dissolution.

Wilfrid CumbermedeGeorge MacDonald

It would be really better to break up the study—for a while—wouldn't it?

Stalky & Co.Rudyard Kipling

And so the party did not break up until it was nearly time for the little troop to start.

It seems such a shame to break up the beatific state you are usually in when asleep.

Shall two nations turning tigers, break up in one instant the peaceable relations of the whole world?

So saying, wise Betty weeded a patch and then used the pick with which to break up the ground.

Girl Scouts at Dandelion CampLillian Elizabeth Roy

Whilst one party of slaves were thus employed, another were sent to the other side of the island to break up coral out of the sea.

It's much more honest to deceive a man than to break up his family life and injure his reputation.

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