Collocations with BREAK
Don’t forget that below the graphic you will find the Spanish translation for them as well as examples.
|Break the law
Example: When the robbed the bank, they broke the law.
|Infringir la ley|
|Break the spell
Example: They gazed at one another, until Sam came in and broke the spell.
|Romper el encanto|
|Break a promise
Example: You promised not to be late, but you broke your promise.
|Romper una promesa|
|Break a habit
Example: Smoking is bad for you, so try to break the habit.
|Abandonar un hábito|
|Break a leg
Example: Tonight, is opening night, break a leg!
|“Mucha mierda” (“Suerte” en teatro)|
Example: She’ll never be happy until she breaks free of her family.
|Break the news to someone
Example: They broke the news to her very delicately.
|Dar la noticia a alguien|
|Break the bank
Example: When he was in Las Vegas, he broke the bank.
|Saltar la banca|
|Break the rules
Example: In football you shouldn’t break the rules.
|Romper las reglas|
Example: He broke loose and moved to Barcelona.
|Break the record
Example: The broke the record in the athletics competition.
|Batir el record|
|Break the ice
Example: He broke the ice and asked her what her name was.
|Romper el hielo|