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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (he separated into pieces)
Nate has put on so much weight that he broke the chair when he sat down.Nate se ha engordado tanto que rompió la silla cuando se sentó.
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
He broke the plate by throwing it on the ground.Quebró el plato al tirarlo al suelo.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He broke a statue while trying to clean it.Se le rompió una estatua cuando intentaba limpiarla.
He broke a window when he was playing baseball.Se le quebró una ventana cuando jugaba béisbol.
2. (he injured)
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