Definition of break into
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How to use break into in a sentence
This is the Mexico that U.S. college students would be wise to steer clear of on spring break.Why Mexicans Are Enraged by Obama’s Big Tuesday Meeting|Ruben Navarrette Jr.|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was already over forty, had hardly a nickel in my pocket and this was the biggest break in my life.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This sultry ballad about break-ups and make-ups in the City of Angels is haunting stuff.The 14 Best Songs of 2014: Bobby Shmurda, Future Islands, Drake, and More|Marlow Stern|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Google itself has taken a break and put plans for mass production on hold.You Were Wrong About Miley & Bitcoin: 2014’s Failed Predictions|Nina Strochlic|December 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She had to break the news to William that The Sun had the story.Pulled Documentary Says William Felt ‘Used’ by Charles’ Push for Camilla|Tom Sykes|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
If old Piegan Smith hadn't been sampling the contents of that keg so industriously he would never have made a break.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
General Houston had attacked them with three hundred of our people, but had not been able to break their ranks.
For good or ill, the torrent of rebellion was suffered to break loose, and it soon engulfed a continent.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
Victor was the younger son and brother—a tete montee, with a temper which invited violence and a will which no ax could break.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Other Idioms and Phrases with break into
Make a forcible entry into, as in The alarm went off as soon as they tried to break into the house. [1300s] Also see break in, def. 1.
Interrupt, as in I couldn't help but break into your conversation. [Mid-1600s]
Suddenly begin some activity, as in Without warning she broke into tears. Also see under burst into.
Enter or be admitted to an occupation or profession, as in Without connections it is virtually impossible to break into acting. [Late 1800s]