Phrasal Verb: Break down

Break down

Meaning: End negotiations unsuccessfully

Example: The talks between management and the unions BROKE DOWN acrimoniously.

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Break down

Meaning: Start crying

Example: He BROKE DOWN in tears.

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Break down

Meaning: Stop working

Example: My car's BROKEN DOWN, so I came by taxi.

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Break down

Meaning: Remove a barrier or obstacle

Example: He had to BREAK DOWN their opposition to his ideas.

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