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Break In, Break Out, Break Up - Give Us a Break!

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一起來認識有關break的英文用語


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Break In, Break Out, Break Up -- Give Us a Break! (OK, Not Exactly a Breakthrough Headline)

一起來認識有關break的英文用語

 

  • Listen to the following two audio clips and fill in the blanks with the appropriate expressions in the box.

audio file 1: http://www.voanews.com/MediaAssets2/learningenglish/dalet/10-11-03slangman-break-pt2.Mp3

audio file 2: http://www.voanews.com/MediaAssets2/learningenglish/dalet/10-10-27slangman-break-pt1.Mp3

 

break

break down

break up with

break into

break in

Give me a break.

be broke

break in

break it off

break out into a sweat

it’s time for break.

breakthrough

take the break

breaking

break out the Champagne

 

 

1. We’ve been working for the whole morning without rest. I think _____. Let’s _____.

2. He’s an annoying person with no politeness. He always interrupts people by _____ conversations

3. The thief _____ the house and stole everything valuable.

4. His jokes were so amusing that everyone _____ laughter.

5. My car _____ this morning so I had to take the bus to work instead.

6. ____! James can’t be the one who cheated in the exam. He always gets good marks.

7. John is not a good boyfriend. I think you should _____ him.

8. I ended a relationship recently. But ever since I _____, I felt so painful that every time I think about this relationship, it feels like I am going to _____.

9. Good news! Tony just got his new job! Let’s _____!

10. The _____ news story is a brutal murder. I _____ when I read the news.

11. The innovative scientific invention created by Dr. Huang is a _____ in the field of science.

 

Ans:

1. it’s time for break/ take the break

2. breaking in

3. broke into

4. broke into

5. broke down

6. Give me a break

7. break up with

8. broke it off/ break down

9. break out the Champagne

10. breaking/ broke into a sweat

11. breakthrough

 

Source: http://www.voanews.com/learningenglish/home/Break-In-Break-Out-Break-Up----Give-Us-a-Break-OK-Not-Exactly-a-Breakthrough-Headline-106615688.html
 
 
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