Thesaurus / break
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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
“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
WORDS RELATED TO BREAK
- fighting chance
- good break
- lucked into
- lucked out
- lucky break
- lucky hit
- roll of the dice
- run of luck
- streak of luck
- way the ball bounces
- way the cookie crumbles
- wheel of fortune
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