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break something down

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break something down

verb phrase

To explain something; present something in detail: Break it down for me, Baby (1960s+ Black)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • I laugh and say, “Well, I am bound to break something down”—and suddenly see.

    Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin Robert Louis Stevenson

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