"break" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

break
[breɪk]
sustantivo
1. fractura (f) rotura (f) (fracture) (in bone) ; abertura (f) hueco (m) (in wall, fence) ; claro (m) (in clouds) ; corte (m) (in electric circuit)
  • at break of day -> al despuntar el día
  • break switch (Elec) -> interruptor (m)
2. descanso (m) pausa (f) (interval, pause) ; vacaciones (f pl) (holiday)
  • (commercial) break -> pausa (f) publicitaria, anuncios mpl (on TV, radio)
  • to work/talk without a break -> trabajar/hablar sin pausa or sin descanso
  • a break in the weather -> un periodo de buen tiempo
  • give me a break! (familiar) -> ¡déjame en paz!; (leave me alone) ¡no digas tonterías! (I don't believe you)
3. fuga (f) (familiar) (escape)
  • to make a break for it -> intentar escaparse
4. oportunidad (f) (familiar) (chance) chance (f) (Am)
  • to give somebody a break -> dar una oportunidad or (give opportunity) (un) chance a alguien (Am)
  • a lucky break -> golpe (m) de suerte
  • big break -> gran oportunidad (f)
verbo transitivo (pt broke [brəʊk], pp broken [ˈbrəʊkən])
5. romper (in general)
  • she broke the roll in two -> partió el panecillo en dos
  • to break one's arm/leg -> romperse or partirse un brazo/una pierna
  • to break something into pieces -> romper algo en pedazos
  • to break the sound barrier -> superar la barrera del sonido
  • to break cover -> salir del escondite
  • to break the ice (sentido figurado) -> romper el hielo
  • to break one's journey -> interrumpir el viaje
  • to break ranks -> romper filas
  • break a leg! (sentido figurado) -> ¡buena suerte! (good luck!)
6. (soften)
  • the undergrowth broke his fall -> la maleza amortiguó su caída
7. acabar con, arruinar (destroy) (person, health, resistance) ; reventar (strike)
  • to break somebody's heart -> romper el corazón a alguien
  • to break somebody's spirit -> minar la moral a alguien
  • to break the bank -> hacer saltar la banca
  • to break somebody's serve -> romper el servicio a alguien (in tennis)
8. romper (agreement, promise) ; violar (law, rules)
9. descubrir, revelar (story) (to a)
  • to break the news of something to somebody -> dar la noticia de algo a alguien
verbo intransitivo
10. romperse (glass, machine, bone) ; sucumbir (person's health) ; abrirse (weather)
  • to break in two -> romperse or partirse en dos
  • the sea broke against the rocks -> el mar rompía contra las rocas
  • day was beginning to break -> despuntaba el día
11. saltar, estallar (news, story)
12. cambiar (voice) (at puberty)
  • her voice broke with emotion -> se quedó con la voz quebrada por la emoción

break [breik]
sustantivo
1. Rotura, abertura, fractura (fracture).
2. Pausa (Rad., TV) (comercial), parada, intervalo, interrupción (gap), vacío.
  • We have a coffee break at 11 -> a las once paramos para tomar un café
  • I need a break from all this -> necesito descansar de todo esto; necesito un cambio de aires (a holiday)
  • He got a se le presentó una oportunidad -> Ruptura (separation, rift)
  • To make a clean cortar por lo sano. He made a break for the door -> corrió hacia la puerta (sudden move)
3. Una línea que ponen los ingleses al fin de algunas oraciones para denotar que no está completo su sentido. (Teatro)
4. Blanco en los escritos.
  • The break of the day -> la aurora
(Teat.) Entreacto, intermedio. Descanso (rest period); recreo (at school). Vacaciones (short vacation); cambio (change, respite). Ruptura, corte (in circuit). Oportunidad (chance, opportunity). Tacada, serie (in snooker, pool); ruptura, quiebre (in tennis).

break [breɪk] broke (past)broken (participle:past)
noun
1 (fracture) rotura (f); (in bone) fractura (f); (in relationship) ruptura (f)
to make a break with romper con
2 (gap) (in wall etc) abertura (f); brecha (f); (crack) grieta (f); (Tip) (on paper etc) espacio (m); blanco (m); (Electricity and Electronics) (in circuit) corte (m)
a break in the clouds un claro entre las nubes
3 (pause) (in conversation) interrupción (f); pausa (f); (in journey) descanso (m); pausa (f); (stop) parada (f); (holiday) vacaciones (f); (rest) descanso (m); (tea break) descanso (m) para tomar el té; once(s) (f)
plural
; (p) (LAm)
(Britain) (Educ) recreo (m)
a break in continuity una solución de continuidad
give me a break! ¡dame un respiro!; (impatient) ¡déjame, anda!
to have or take a break descansar; tomarse un descanso
to take a weekend break hacer una escapada de fin de semana
with a break in her voice con la voz entrecortada
a break in the weather un cambio del tiempo
without a break sin descanso or descansar
4 (chance) oportunidad (f)
to give sb a break dar una oportunidad a algn
lucky break golpe (m) de suerte; racha (f) de buena suerte
5 (break-out) fuga (f)
to make a break for it tratar de fugarse
6
at break of day al amanecer
7 (Tennis) ruptura (f)
two breaks of service dos servicios rotos
8 (Billiards) (Snooker) tacada (f); serie (f)
9 (vehicle) break (m); volanta (f); (LAm)
verb:transitive
1 (smash) [+glass etc] romper; [+branch, stick] romper; quebrar; (LAm) [+ground] roturar; [+code] descifrar; [+conspiracy] deshacer; [+drugs ring {etc}] desarticular
to break one's back romperse la columna
I'm not going to break my back to finish it today no me voy a matar para terminarlo hoy
to break sb's heart romper or partir el corazón a algn
to break one's leg romperse la pierna
break a leg! (Teat) ¡buena suerte!
to break surface [+submarine, diver] emerger; salir a la superficie
to break the ice romper el hielo
2 (surpass) [+record] batir; superar
3 (fail to observe) [+law, rule] violar; quebrantar; [+appointment] no acudir a
he broke his word/promise faltó a su palabra/promesa; to break a date faltar a una cita
4 (weaken, destroy) [+resistance, spirits] quebrantar; quebrar; (LAm) [+health] quebrantar; [+strike] romper; quebrar; (LAm) [+habit] perder; [+horse] domar; amansar; [+bank] (in gambling) quebrar; hacer quebrar; [+person] (financially) arruinar; (morally) abatir; vencer
to break sb of a habit quitar una costumbre a algn
5 (interrupt) [+silence, spell] romper; [+journey] interrumpir; [+electrical circuit] cortar; interrumpir
6 (soften) [+force] mitigar; contener; [+impact, fall] amortiguar
7 (disclose) [+news] comunicar;to a;
8 (leave)
to break camp levantar el campamento
to break cover salir al descubierto
to break ranks romper filas
9
to break sb's serve or service (Tennis) romper el servicio de algn
10 (Náut) [+flag] desplegar
11 (US)
can you break me a 100-dollar bill? ¿me puede cambiar un billete de 100 dólares?
verb:intransitive
1 (smash) [+window, glass] romperse; (into pieces) hacerse pedazos;
2 (be fractured) [+chair] romperse; partirse; [+branch, twig] romperse; quebrarse; (LAm) [+limb] fracturarse; [+boil] reventar; [+heart] romperse; partirse
3 (cease to function) [+machine] estropearse
4 (arrive) [+dawn, day] apuntar; rayar; [+news] darse a conocer; [+story] revelarse; [+storm] estallar; [+wave] romper
5 (give way) [+health, spirits] quebrantarse; [+weather] cambiar; [+heat wave] terminar; [+boy's voice] mudarse; [+singing voice] cascarse; [+bank] quebrar
6 (pause)
let's break for lunch vamos a hacer un descanso para comer
7
to break free (from chains, ropes etc) soltarse; liberarse
to break loose desatarse; escaparse; desencadenarse
8
to break even cubrir los gastos
9 (Boxing) separarse
10 (Billiards) (Snooker) abrir el juego
"Frame 8. Davis to break"
11 (Dep) [+ball] torcerse; desviarse
modifier
break dancer (n) bailaríninabailarina (m) (f) de break;ina bailarina
break dancing (n) break (m)
break point (n) (Tennis) punto (m) de break; punto (m) de ruptura; (Comput) punto (m) de interrupción

Verb Conjugations for "break" (go to romper; infringir)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I break I broke I will break
you break you broke you will break
he/she breaks he/she broke he/she will break
we break we broke we will break
you break you broke you will break
they break they broke they will break
Complete break conjugation >

break
(pl breaks)
[breik]
masculine noun
1. (sport)
  • punto de break -> break point

break [brek]
(Música) break dancing

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