Five years ago, Ray was on his power-ski at Log Cabins, a break off the Hawaiian coast, when a 12-metre wave proved faster than his machine.
Add another decade on the merry-go-round, and you might be moved to break off from your warm-up, call your nearest lackey.
Break off the tough ends off the asparagus and place the spears in a medium frying pan with enough water to cover the bottom of the pan.
Shiite and Kurdish areas to break off into virtually separate regions, leaving the Sunni Arabs with little more than impoverished land.
In July 2003, AOL and Netscape decided to break off the division that took on Firefox.