'Break' Common Usages (1)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    Sheila and Ted broke ..... last night. They had been dating for more than three years, but their relationship is over now.

  • 2

    I am completely ...... I have no money and I don't know how I'm going to pay my rent tomorrow. Can you lend me some money?

  • 3

    His mother died last week, but he's still really ..... up about it. I'm going to bring him a nice casserole so that he doesn't have to cook.

  • 4

    Someone ..... into my car twice this past month. I want to move. It's obviously a bad neighborhood.

  • 5

    My car broke ..... on the way back from Utah. We were stranded in the desert until a nice man stopped to help us out.

  • 6

    She's so beautiful! She's going to be a real heart ..... when she grows up.

  • 7

    I bought a new pair of high heel shoes. I'm going to wear them around the house today so that I can ..... them in properly. That way, they won't hurt my feet in the future.

  • 8

    My friend works as a bouncer at a local bar. He's a really strong guy and he was hired to break ..... fights that patrons might get into after a few drinks. He also checks the patrons' identification before they enter the bar.

  • 9

    My friend is a real estate ...... She has many real estate agents who work for her and they have to pay brokerage fees every time they sell a house.

  • 10

    I don't want to get into a serious relationship right now. I just got out of a very long relationship and I got hurt. I'm afraid that my heart will get ..... again, so I want to play it safe and stay single for awhile.

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