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Today we have an English phrasal verb with more than one meaning ‘Break Off’. One of the meanings for this phrasal verb is when we are talking about ending a relationship.¬†We will provide some great examples to give you the correct context of how it is used by English speakers.

 

Phrasal Verb: Break Off

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Phrasal Verbs Lesson: Break Off #1

Alternative Meaning: To end a relationship Example 1:

  • It was a difficult decision but Julie broke it off with John.
  • It was a difficult decision but Julie ended the relationship with John.

Example 2:

  • When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to break it off.
  • When a couple is arguing often, it may be time to end the relationship.

 

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