Phrasal Verbs With 'Break Down'

We have 4 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Break Down'.

Break down

Meaning:

End negotiations unsuccessfully

Example:

The talks between management and the unions BROKE DOWN acrimoniously.

Break down

Meaning:

Start crying

Example:

He BROKE DOWN in tears.

Break down

Meaning:

Stop working

Example:

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

Break down

Meaning:

Remove a barrier or obstacle

Example:

He had to BREAK DOWN their opposition to his ideas.

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