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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theybreak through
he/she/itbreaks through
present participlebreaking through
past tensebroke through
past participlebroken through
  1. 1
    break through something to force your way through something that is stopping you from moving forward

    A group of young demonstrators attempted to break through police lines.

  2. 2
    break through something if something that was hidden breaks through something, it appears through it

    Maggie’s head broke through the surface of the pool.

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