Collocations

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BREAK

Break a leg – good luck!

You’re having an exam. Well, break a leg!

Break a habit – to stop doing something.

I’m trying so hard to break a habit of smoking.

Break a promise – not to do something promised.

Alan promised to take me with him but he broke the promise, and took someone else instead.

Break a record – to perform better in some activity than anyone else.

That woman broke a record in sleeping. She slept for 36 hours.

Break the ice – to relieve tension.

We didn’t know anyone at the party, but we broke the ice when we started talking to the others.

Break someone’s heart – cause serious emotional pain.

When Jane left, my heart was broken for a long time.

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Go home, go out, go shopping, go straight (left, right), go crazy, go fishing, go dancing, go running, go swimming, go clubbing, go to school, go to work, go to Brighton, go to lunch, go to a meeting, go to a party, go to a concert, go to the dentist’s, go to the seaside, go to the mountains, go to the beach, go to the park, go to the bank, go to the supermarket, go on holiday, go on a trip, go on a cruise, go for a ride, go for a drink, go for a meal, go for a walk, go for a run       

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