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1 Translation result for break up in Spanish

break up

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dividir; romperse; deshacerse, separarse; disolver (una muchedumbre, una pelea, etc.)

Example sentences of
break up

  • He broke up with his girlfriend.
  • The band broke up when their arguments over money grew too stressful.
  • The police broke up the demonstration.
  • The meeting broke up when all the business for the day had been completed.
  • They broke the corporation up into several smaller companies.

break verb

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broke, has broken, is breaking, breaks
romper, quebrar; romperse, quebrarse; infringir, violar; dispersarse, despejarse; batir, superar; estallar (dícese de una tormenta), romper (dícese del día); cambiar (dícese del tiempo o de la voz); arruinar, deshacer, destrozar; bajar; dar, comunicar; divulgarse, revelarse; cortar, interrumpir
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Example sentences of
break verb

  • She broke the cup when she dropped it on the floor.
  • Break the chocolate bar into pieces so that everyone can have some.
  • It is easiest to break a chain at its weakest link.
  • A chain will break at its weakest link.
  • The fall broke his arm.
  • His arm broke in three places when he fell.
  • A bruise forms when a blood vessel breaks under the skin.
¿Sabes cuándo usar break y brake?
  • El verbo break puede significar no hacer algo requerido > If you break the rules you will be punished. El verbo brake también significa disminuir la velocidad > I had to brake suddenly. Brake también es un sustantivo que significa un dispositivo usado para disminuir la velocidad o parar algo > The brakes in my car need to be fixed.
¿Sabes lo que significa break into?
  • To break into significa entrar ilegalmente a una casa o edificio cerrado, generalmente rompiendo una cerradura.

Reverse translation for break up

disolver  (una muchedumbre, una pelea, etc.)
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