breakdown[ breyk-doun ]SEE DEFINITION OF breakdown
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BREAKDOWN
But the instant Arnold repairs the breakdown, your little experiment is over!
In this Cadell was excellent, and we rarely had a breakdown.
"We've had a breakdown," remarked Andy, and he seemed quite humiliated.
This breakdown of the individuality of the phantom voices is very characteristic.
"You'll have to have your breakdown rather closer to the house than we thought," he said.
There's a breakdown gang doing its level best to get us clear.
Well, was not the breakdown of the train a sign that his best was not God's best?
The breakdown of civilization beyond the Channel was almost complete.
He described the breakdown of the motor in the vaguest terms.
The downfall of nations and empires has been attributed to the breakdown of the family.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BREAKDOWN
- false step
- faux pas
- flash in the pan
- lead balloon
- sinking ship
- total loss