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
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.
- 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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