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To force one's way into a place or building illegally
“Would-be thieves had smashed the door lock in an attempt to break in.”
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To tame or domesticate (an animal)
“It takes on average 4 to 6 weeks to break in a horse, but that time span is based on several assumptions.”
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To train or educate someone or an animal
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“The course commenced in March and not in October in order to enable to break in the students during the slack Yala season for the more rigorous work in the Maha season.”
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To cause (something, or someone, new) to function more naturally through use or wear
“Generally, I will break in my shoes for at least a week, wearing them every day after work for at least an hour or two.”
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To interrupt or intrude on a conversation or activity
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“Lebron turned around to break in on a conversation about which player was the greatest of all time.”
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To affect
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To break into
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To break something by forcing it inwards or piercing it roughly
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To enter into, or intrude on, a person's space or affairs
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To train so as to cause to be accustomed to, or ready for, something
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Use for the first time
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To force open
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To set up or establish
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To undo or open a lock or something locked
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To make a way through, or into, with physical strength
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Illegal entry of a building with intent to commit a crime, especially theft
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