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 dǎ sàn to scatter / to break sth up / to beat (an egg)
 fā shēng to happen / to occur / to take place / to break out
 tū pò to break through / to make a breakthrough / to surmount or break the back of (a task etc) / (of ball sports) to break through a defense
 pò huài destruction / damage / to wreck / to break / to destroy
 pò jiě to break (a bond, constraint etc) / to explain / to unravel / to decipher / to decode
 shuā xīn to renovate / to refurbish / to refresh (computer window) / to write a new page (in history) / to break (a record)
 wéi fǎ illegal / to break the law
 fēn shǒu to part company / to split up / to break up
 dǎ pò to break / to smash
 kāi tuò to break new ground (for agriculture) / to open up (a new seam) / to develop (border regions) / fig. to open up (new horizons)
 bào fā to break out / to erupt / to explode / to burst out
 bǎi tuō to break away from / to cast off (old ideas etc) / to get rid of / to break away (from) / to break out (of) / to free oneself from / to extricate oneself
 tuō lí to separate oneself from / to break away from / diastasis (medicine) / abscission / abjunction (botany)
 fēn yè tab window (in a web browser etc) / paging / pagination / page break (computing)
 dǎ duàn to interrupt / to break off / to break (a bone)
 fēn chéng to divide (into) / to split a bonus / to break into / tenths / percentage allotment
 fēn gē to cut up / to break up
 fēn jiě to resolve / to decompose / to break down
 zhōng duàn to cut short / to break off / to discontinue / to interrupt
 fā zuò to flare up / to break out
 fēn liè to split up / to divide / to break up / fission / schism
 shī liàn to lose one's love / to break up (in a romantic relationship) / to feel jilted
 tíng dùn to halt / to break off / pause (in speech)
 pò liè to rupture / to fracture / to break down / (linguistics) plosion
 wéi zhāng to break the rules / to violate regulations
 fàn guī to break the rules / an illegality / a foul
 wéi yuē to break a promise / to violate an agreement / to default (on a loan or contract)
 dà guān strategic pass / barrier or mark (i.e. a level considered impressive, usually a round figure such as 10,000) / instrument of torture used to break limbs
 bào chū to burst out / to appear unexpectedly / to break (media story)
 duàn liè fracture / rupture / to break apart
 gǔ zhé to suffer a fracture / (of a bone) to break / fracture
 zhōng zhǐ to cease / to suspend / to break off / to stop / to discontinue
 tū wéi to break a siege / to break out of an enclosure
 wéi jì lack of discipline / to break a rule / to violate discipline / to breach a principle
 pò huò to uncover (a criminal plot) / to break open and capture
 zhé duàn to snap sth off / to break
 chū shuǐ to discharge water / to appear out of the water / to break the surface
 fàng pì to fart / to break wind / to talk nonsense / Utter rubbish!
 gōng pò to make a breakthrough / to break through / to breach (military)
 zhēn pò to investigate (as detective) / to solve (crime) / to uncover (a plot) / to sniff out / to break in and analyze / detective work / to scout
 bù xī continually / without a break / ceaselessly
线 duàn xiàn (of a guitar, kite etc) to have a string break / (of a tradition etc) to be discontinued / (telephone or Internet connection) disconnected / cut off
 chōng rù to rush into / to break into
 duàn jué to sever / to break off
 duàn kāi to break / to sever / to turn off (electric switch)
 dǎ suì to shatter / to smash / to break into pieces
 jiě tǐ to break up into components / to disintegrate / to collapse / to crumble
 bào fā to break out (of disease etc) / to suddenly get rich (or prominent)
 mó hé to break in / to wear in
 huáng niú ox / cattle / scalper of tickets etc / to fail to show up / to break a promise
 fàn fǎ to break the law
 kāi dǎ (of a sports competition or match) to commence / (of a war or battle) to break out / to perform acrobatic or choreographed fighting (in Chinese opera) / to brawl / to come to blows
 jié duàn to break or cut in two / to sever / to cut off / (fig.) to cut off (a conversation, a flow etc) / to interrupt / (math.) to truncate
 zhuǎn yùn to forward goods / to ship / to distribute / transshipment / a lucky break / change of fortune (for the better)
 jǐ jìn to break into / to force one's way into / to barge into
 pò yì to break a code / to crack a riddle / to solve an enigma / a breakthrough
 tūn tūn tǔ tǔ to hum and haw (idiom) / to mumble as if hiding sth / to speak and break off, then start again / to hold sth back
 qū sàn to disperse / to break up
 tuō chū to break away / to extricate / to escape / to leave the confines of
 shī xìn to break a promise
 yuè yù to break out of prison / to jailbreak (an iOS device etc)
 bá tuǐ to break into a run
 duàn cháng heartbroken / to break one's heart
 jué liè to rupture / to burst open / to break / to break off relations with / a rupture
 jué jì to be eradicated / to vanish / extinct / to break off relations
 wǔ xiū noon break / lunch break / lunchtime nap
 chāi sàn to break up (a marriage, family etc)
 shī xiào to laugh in spite of oneself / to be unable to help laughing / to break into laughter
 fēn liè to divide into rows / to identify subcategories / to break down into constituent parts / breakdown / disaggregation
 pò tǔ to break ground / to start digging / to plough / to break through the ground (of seedling) / fig. the start of a building project
 pò gé to break the rule / to make an exception
 nòng huài to ruin / to spoil / to break
 zhī jiě to dismember / (fig.) to break into parts
 kuài gōng fast break / quick attack (ball sports)
 bó fā to sprout up / to flourish / (of war etc) to break out / rapid growth
 chōng fēng xiàn zhèn to charge and break through enemy lines
 bǎo běn to break even
 shǎo lái refrain (from doing sth) / (coll.) Come on! / Give me a break! / Save it!
 bié kāi shēng miàn to start sth new or original (idiom) / to break a new path / to break fresh ground
 pò bīng to break the ice / groundbreaking (in relations)
 shí yán lit. to eat one's words / to break a promise / to go back on one's word / to renege / unsworn testimony
 tuō ké to break out of an eggshell / to molt / to remove the husk / to shell
 pò jì lù to break a record / record-breaking
 gāo tái guì shǒu to be generous (idiom) / to be magnanimous / Give me a break!
 pāo máo to drop anchor / to break down (of a car etc)
 bù huān ér sàn to part on bad terms / (of a meeting etc) to break up in discord
 pò fǔ chén zhōu lit. to break the cauldrons and sink the boats (idiom) / fig. to cut off one's means of retreat / to burn one's boats
 shuāi huài to drop and break
 wéi fǎ luàn jì to break the law and violate discipline (idiom)
 bǎo dǐ to break even / to guarantee a minimum (salary etc)
 chū máo bìng a problem appears / to break down
 sàn huǒ to disband / (of a partnership, group etc) to break up
 wéi fēi zuò dǎi to break the law and commit crimes (idiom) / malefactor / evildoer / to perpetrate outrages
 bēng liè to rupture / to burst open / to break up
 huǐ yuē to break a promise / breach of contract
 tōu xián to snatch a moment of leisure / to take a break from work
 jué jiāo to break off relations / to break with sb
 fēn bēng lí xī to collapse and fall apart (idiom) / to break up / falling to pieces
 huà zhěng wéi líng to break up the whole into pieces (idiom) / dealing with things one by one / divide and conquer
 duàn jiāo to end a relationship / to break off diplomatic ties

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