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|present participle||breaking off|
|past tense||broke off|
|past participle||broken off|
Linda broke off, realizing that she was wrong.
People would break off their conversations when she came into the room.
Did you know they’ve broken off their engagement?
I’ve decided to break it off with her.
The two countries have broken off diplomatic relations.
Each child broke off a piece of bread.
This is the British English definition of break off. View American English definition of break off.