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|present participle||breaking up|
|past tense||broke up|
|past participle||broken up|
Break the chocolate up into squares.
The marriage broke up just a few years later.
There were suggestions that her involvement had broken up the partnership.
The talks didn’t break up until after midnight.
Sorry to break up the party, but I have to go.
I usually go for a walk around three o’clock to break up the afternoon.
This is the British English definition of break up. View American English definition of break up.