break the law

break the law(
breyk
 
thuh
 
la
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. violar la ley
Donald broke the law and will have to pay for his crimes.Donald violó la ley y tendrá que pagar por sus crímenes.
b. infringir la ley
If you break the law, you will be punished.Si infringes la ley, serás castigado.
c. quebrantar la ley
They broke the law and went to jail, but now that they are in jail, marijuana is no longer illegal.Quebrantaron la ley y fueron a la cárcel, pero ahora que están en la cárcel, la marihuana ya no es ilegal.
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