Second note: Sullivan claims Romney is interrupting Crowley.
Another mass shooting has taken the lives of innocent kids, interrupting Benghazi coverage on Fox News.
She listened carefully, interrupting now and then with one of those whip-smart witticisms for which she was legendary.
The following day, a goat was delivered to Altman on the set of Buffalo Bill and the Indians, interrupting the filming.
Oren immediately broke in—“Not refugees”—interrupting the rabbi with the correction.
"By a Captain, in a house of ill-fame," said the priest, interrupting the penitent.
(interrupting) He's probably a long way from the hotel by this time.
He led an even more cloistered life here than at Saché, interrupting all correspondence excepting business letters to his mother.
(interrupting and hustling Duke out) You hear what the lady says.
"No more Henriette," she said, interrupting me with imperious haste.
c.1400, "to interfere with a legal right," from Latin interruptus, past participle of interrumpere "break apart, break off," from inter- "between" (see inter-) + rumpere "to break" (see rupture (n.), and compare corrupt). Meaning "to break into (a speech, etc.)" is early 15c. Related: Interrupted; interrupting.
1957, originally in computers, from interupt (v.).