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break off

Translation of break off in Spanish:

  • 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (detach) she broke off a piece of chocolate and gave it to him
    partió un trozo de chocolate y se lo dio
    1.2 (end, stop)
    (engagement/diplomatic relations)
    the president broke off his harangue
    el presidente interrumpió su arenga
  • 2verb + adverb 2.1 (snap off, come free)
    (piece of ice)
    the handle broke off
    se le rompió or salió el asa
    2.2 (stop talking)
    she broke off in mid-sentence
    paró or se detuvo or se calló en la mitad de la frase
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