breaking

[ brey-king ]SEE DEFINITION OF breaking

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BREAKING

I see some man in the East has a fad for breaking the ice in the river and going swimming.

The breaking of Hope's engagement to Philip was attributed to every cause but the true one.

The gambling houses can do it, and so keep on breaking the law.

I cried, breaking out upon them, for I couldn't stand it any longer.

I brought sickness on the village, and on you hunger and the breaking of your vow.'

The breaking of the marriage covenant is followed by shame and misery.

An opportunity was now presented of breaking off the action.

It was like slipping on a bit of orange peel in the dark and breaking your leg.

"I asked you to be silent," interrupted Castell, breaking him short.

Forgive me, my dear friend, for breaking into my story by these reflections.

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