[ US /ˈbɹeɪkɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /bɹˈe‍ɪkɪŋ/ ]
  1. the act of breaking something
    the breakage was unavoidable
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How To Use breaking In A Sentence

  • Assuming that 15 pound breaking strain line is used, an angler using monofilament might have to use a six or eight ounce sinker and use a 20 lb class rod to carry that sinker weight.
  • When things break, it's not the actual breaking that prevents them from getting back together again. It's because a little piece gets lost - the two remaining ends couldn't fit together even if they wanted to. The whole shape has changed. John Green 
  • The breaking of a branch under my foot alarmed the deer.
  • A minute later Arsenal extended their lead after breaking with searing pace.
  • Management has not succeeded in breaking the strike.
  • A short umbilical cable rolled out with the rocket which was fired by electrical impulse, breaking the cord.
  • They usually leave this live breaking stuff to the cable news networks these days.
  • Who knew breaking up with Ted would so aversely affect her story-lines. How I Became Disappointed With HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER | the TV addict
  • Monasteries, breaking the Lawes of obedience, and being addicted to pleasures of the flesh, are become lascivious and dissolute, making the world beleeve, that whatsoever is convenient for other women, is no way unbeseeming them, as thinking in that manner to escape. The Decameron
  • They have to put up with some shoddy sequels to groundbreaking originals.
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