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  • as inrelieve
  • as inrescue
  • as insave
  • as inspare
  • as inhire

synonyms for give a break

  • assist
  • aid
  • spell
  • succor
  • support
  • sustain
  • bring aid
  • give a hand
  • give a rest
  • stand in for
  • substitute for
  • take over from
  • take the place of
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antonyms for give a break

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  • accuse
  • blame
  • burden
  • condemn
  • discourage
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • pain
  • trouble
  • upset
  • worry
  • spend
  • lose
  • hold
  • give
  • hurt
  • imperil
  • imprison
  • forfeit
  • restrain
  • limit
  • injure
  • harm
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How to use give a break in a sentence

Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Bacteria, when present in great numbers, give a uniform cloud which cannot be removed by ordinary filtration.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
If you have any thoughts of influencing me or my men to join the regular Confederate army, you may as well give up the idea.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
It was he who first said, If thine enemy hunger give him food, if he thirst give him drink.
SOLOMON AND SOLOMONIC LITERATUREMONCURE DANIEL CONWAY
Give not up thy heart to sadness, but drive it from thee: and remember the latter end.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
But the Mexicans were not the people to give up their best province so easily.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
He saw Gen. Braddock as he passed on to his defeat, and could give a succinct account of that sanguinary action.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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