break
Verb
1
[Transitive, Intransitive]to separate into pieces, or to cause something to separate into pieces, often in a forceful way
kırmak, kırılmak, paçala(n)mak, bölmek
  • to break a cup/window/leg/bone
  • The cup fell on the floor and broke.
  • He fell down and broke his arm.
  • He broke the chocolate in two/half .
  • She broke the bottle into pieces.
2
[Transitive, Intransitive]to stop working, or to cause something to stop working because of being damaged
bozmak, bozulmak
  • to break a phone/machine
  • My phone has broken.
  • I'm afraid I've broken your laptop.
3
[Transitive]to fail to keep or obey a law, promise, etc.
uymamak, çiğnemek, ihlal etmek
  • to break a law/promise
  • You should not break the law.
  • You again broke your promise to me.
  • He always breaks his appointments.
  • People who break the rules must be punished.
4
[Transitive, Intransitive]to stop doing something for a while
ara vermek, mola vermek
  • to break for coffee/dinner
  • Let's break for dinner.
  • They broke and went for a drink.
5
[Transitive]to interrupt something
bölmek, kesmek
  • to break the silence/concentration
  • The peaceful silence was broken by a sound.
  • She broke my concentration by coughing.
6
[Transitive, Intransitive]to destroy or weaken something or someone; to be weakened or destroyed
yıkmak, yıkılmak, dağıtmak, dağılmak, kırmak
  • to break the power/strike/spirit
  • The government has broken the strike.
  • They are determined to break the union.
  • Her spirit could not be broken.
Noun
[Countable]
1
a short period of time when you stop an activity in order to rest, eat, etc.
mola, ara, fasıla, paydos
  • He was on his lunch break.
  • a coffee/tea break
  • Let's take a break for coffee.
2
a period of time when something stops before starting again
tatil, ara
  • the summer/weekend break
  • I think, you need a break from your job.
  • Have you got any plans for the summer break?
3
[singular]an interruption or end of continuity
kırılma, ara, kesinti, kesiklik
  • You need a break with the past.
  • There is a break in their relations.
  • It shows a strong break from tradition.
4
a gap or an opening between two or more things
aralık, açıklık
  • We are waiting for a break in the traffic.
  • There is a break in the hedge.
5
Informalan opportunity to do something
fırsat, şans
  • The boss gave her another big break.
  • I got a lucky break on the way.
6
a place where something broken
kırık
  • There is no break in my leg.
Collocations
1
(fire) break out
yangın çıkmak
2
(one's voice) to break
sesi kalınlaşmak
3
(riot) break out
kargaşa çıkmak, isyan çıkmak, isyan patlak vermek
4
(war) break out
savaş çıkmak, savaş patlak vermek
5
at the break of dawn
sabahın köründe, şafak sökümünde
6
break a habit
bir alışkanlığı bırakmak
7
break a journey
seyahate ara vermek, yolculuk sırasında mola vermek
8
break a record
rekor kırmak
9
break a rule
kuralı çiğnemek, kurala uymamak
10
break a siege
kuşatmayı yarmak, kuşatmayı delmek
11
break a story
haberi patlatmak
12
break a strike
grevi dağıtmak
13
break an agreement
anlaşmayı bozmak
14
break an appointment
randevuya gitmemek
15
break bread
ekmeği bölmek
16
break camp
çadır sökmek/kaldırmak
17
break down in tears
gözyaşlarına boğulmak, gözyaşları boşalmak
18
break fast
orucunu açmak, iftar açmak, iftar etmek
19
break for coffee
kahve molası vermek
20
break into pieces
parçalanmak, parçalara ayrılmak
21
break into small pieces
ufak parçalara ayrılmak, ufalanmak
22
break into tears
ağlamaya başlamak, gözyaşlarına boğulmak
23
break off the relation
ilişkiyi kesmek, ilişkiyi koparmak
24
break one's arm
kolunu kırmak
25
break one's concentration
dikkatini dağıtmak, dikkatini bozmak
26
break one's determination
azmini kırmak, kararlılığını kırmak
27
break one's foot
ayağını kırmak
28
break one's nose
burnunu kırmak
29
break one's promise
sözünü tutmamak, sözünde durmamak, sözünden dönmek
30
break one's spirit
cesaretini kırmak, yıldırmak
31
break one's vow
yeminini bozmak, andını bozmak
32
break one's word
sözünü tutmamak, sözünde durmamak, sözünden dönmek
33
break oneself a habit
alışkanlıktan kurtulmak, alışkanlıktan kendini kurtarmak
34
break one’s silence
sessizliğini/suskunluğunu bozmak
35
break the blockade
ablukayı yarmak, ablukayı delmek
36
break the chain
zinciri kırmak
37
break the current
cereyanı kesmek, elektrik akımını kesmek
38
break the deadlock
çıkmazdan kurtarmak, kördüğümü çözmek, kilitlenmeyi açmak
39
break the law
kanunu/yasayı çiğnemek, kanuna karşı gelmek
40
break the news
haber vermek, haberi sunmak
41
break the peace
barışı bozmak
42
break the resistance
direncini kırmak
43
break the spell
büyüyü bozmak
44
break the union
birliği dağıtmak
45
break with tradition
geleneği bozmak, gelenek dışı davranmak
46
breaking news
haberi verme, haberi sunma; son dakika haberi, sıcak gelişme
47
have a break
mola/ara vermek
48
receive a broken nose
burnu kırılmak
49
spring break
bahar tatili
50
struggle to break free
serbest kalmak/kurtulmak için uğraşmak, mücadele etmek, debelenmek
51
take a break
mola/ara vermek
52
tax break
vergi indirimi, vergi muafiyeti
53
the dawn break
şafak sökmek, tan ağarmak
54
weekend break
hafta sonu tatili
55
winter break
kış tatili
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