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1 Translation result for break down in Spanish

verb

break down verb

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derribar, echar abajo; estropearse, descomponerse; fracasar; vencer (la resistencia), disipar (sospechas); echarse a llorar; analizar, descomponer

Example sentences of
break down verb

  • She broke down and started to cry.
  • The prisoner finally broke down under intensive questioning.
  • Our car broke down on the highway.
  • Their marriage had broken down, and there was nothing to do about it.
  • When presented with the pile of files, the first thing he did was to break them down by month, order within the month, and region.
  • The enamel of a human tooth will begin to break down when exposed to sugar for too long.

Detailed synonyms for break down verb

See: Analyze

Reverse translation for break down

derribar  - to demolish, to knock down, to shoot down, to bring down (an airplane), to overthrow 
estropearse  - to spoil, to go bad, to break down 
descomponerse  - to break down, to decompose 
fracasar  - to fail, to fall through 
vencer  (la resistencia) - to vanquish, to defeat, to win, to triumph, to expire, to overcome, to surmount, to fall due, to mature 
disipar  (sospechas) - to dissipate, to dispel, to squander 
analizar  - to analyze 
descomponer  - to rot, to decompose, to break, to break down 
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