- break a leg,
- break and entry
Origin of breadth
Examples from the Web for breadth
However, there was sharp disagreement over the breadth of the problem.
Zoe Saldana has also recently praised sci-fi movies for the depth and breadth of women in its ensembles.
A U.S. diplomat once spoke with bitterness of the breadth of his power when negotiating with an uncooperative dictator.This Is Obama’s U.N. Plan to Choke Off ISIS’s Recruits|Kimberly Dozier|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She is shocked by the breadth of the havoc unleashed on Gaza and is devastated by the price Palestinians have paid.
A day spent on Ipanema offers a fascinating vision of the breadth and diversity of Rio society, rich and poor.The Girl From Ipanema Is Not Alone: Rio’s Famous Beach Is A Rich, Cultural Kaleidoscope|Brandon Presser|June 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The breadth of the sea at this point appeared to him to be about six miles.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum|John Healy
What seems most wanted is breadth, free expansion all round to keep the soul healthy.Household Organization|Florence Caddy
Borasdine and I were of equal height, and neither measured a hair's breadth less than six feet.Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life|Thomas Wallace Knox
And I answered, "I see a book flying; the length thereof is twenty cubits, and the breadth thereof ten cubits."The Bible Story|Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
Within, the greater souls alone were calm, and a man's worth was set down to a hair's breadth.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
Word Origin for breadth
1520s, alteration of brede "breadth," from Old English brædu "breadth, width, extent," from bræd; probably by analogy of long/length.