a break meaning

  "a break" in a sentence
  • [American slang]
    a chance; another chance or a second chance. (Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.)
      I'm sorry. Please don't send me to the principal's office. Give me a break!
      I got a nice break. They didn't send me to prison.
  • break:    Verb: break (broke ...
  • break for:    break for sth AmE ...
  • break in:    Verb: break inEnte ...


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  1. you can not go on working without a break.
  2. you need a break from routine.
  3. parallel lines indicates a break in continuity.
  4. oh, forget it ! do n't say any more about it. it 's time for a break.
  5. through a break in the clouds the moon lit the sea.

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