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Coffee breaks, however, may be used for more than just coffee — if your husband promises to eat off-camera and adjust the room temperature quickly.
MISS MANNERS: PRACTICE SAYING ‘I’VE GOT IT, THANKS’JUDITH MARTIN, NICHOLAS MARTIN, JACOBINA MARTINFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The break in play, though unplanned, gives the once-ailing Capitals a chance to reset.
THE CAPS ARE DEALING WITH AN UNEXPECTED BREAK. THEY HOPE TO USE IT TO RECOVER AND RESET.SAMANTHA PELLFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Satellite images show that a section of a glacier broke off, but how that break relates to the subsequent floods is still unknown.
THREE THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT THE DISASTROUS FLOOD IN INDIACAROLYN GRAMLINGFEBRUARY 9, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
We may see a precipitation break for a few hours in the afternoon as highs hold only in the 30s.
D.C.-AREA FORECAST: CLOUDY AND MILDER TODAY BEFORE WINTER STORM THREATS ARRIVEMATT ROGERSFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Maryland let the game slip away during a 13-minute stretch spanning both halves during which the Terps made only 1 of 15 field goal attempts, including nine straight misses after the break.
MARYLAND MISSES A CHANCE TO BOOST ITS NCAA TOURNAMENT HOPES WITH A LOSS TO NO. 4 OHIO STATEEMILY GIAMBALVOFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I wonder what the health-care workers who were fortunate enough to take a break from their front-line duties to attend the Super Bowl must have thought when they left the stadium Sunday night and saw the sea of revelers on the streets.
AMERICA SUFFERED AN UNNECESSARY LOSS DURING THE SUPER BOWLMICHELE NORRISFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It’s maybe the one time of year I’m not hitting the Tivo fast-forward button during every ad break.
WHY BIG TECH SAT OUT THE SUPER BOWLAARON PRESSMANFEBRUARY 8, 2021FORTUNE
It’s something that can take some confidence to build up to and requires that you make a relatively clean break in the shell or else you may pierce the yolk.
HOW TO SEPARATE EGGS WITHOUT THE STRESS OR MESSBECKY KRYSTALFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I take a break at Duck Brook Bridge, not because I need it—this is an easy ride—but because the bridge, with its three high arches and turreted viewing platforms, is beautiful.
THE ULTIMATE ACADIA NATIONAL PARK TRAVEL GUIDEVIRGINIA M. WRIGHTFEBRUARY 8, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
“Enjoy the Tall Oaks lifestyle and take a break from winter worries with a short-term respite stay,” the ad read, listing amenities such as chef-prepared meals and 24-hour access to nurses.
VIRGINIA ASSISTED-LIVING FACILITY MARKETS A ‘VACCINATION STAYCATION’JENNA PORTNOYFEBRUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO BREAK

  • accustomed
  • broke
  • broke in
  • exercised
  • got into shape
  • habituated
  • honed
  • instructed
  • lick into shape
  • practiced
  • rehearsed
  • taught
  • tune up
  • walked through
  • worked out
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