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To have shed tears, especially from being emotional
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Past participle for to dismantle or take apart
“We have a team of mechanics that can break down the old car for spare parts.”
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Past participle for to dissect or cut into pieces, especially for purposes of analysis
“We need to break down the problem into stages or sub-goals.”
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Past participle for to stop operating
“The spilled coffee would seep into the computer's internals, causing it to eventually break down.”
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Past participle for to cause to break with force
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“Firefighters proceeded to break down the wall to rescue those trapped in the building.”
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Past participle for to defeat or overcome
“We lost, primarily because the other team was able to break down our game plan.”
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Past participle for to assort according to type, category or class
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“This allows users to break down the articles by their type, or to simply view all the pieces as a whole.”
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Past participle for to decompose or break down, especially biologically
“The beef would begin to break down after being left on the counter for several hours in the heat.”
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Past participle for to fail or come to nothing
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“Within weeks, however, the agreement began to break down and before long, violence had reached an unparalleled intensity.”
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Past participle for to lose control of one's emotions
“He tried to keep calm, not wanting to lose control and break down in front of the man who was challenging him.”
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Past participle for to alter in shape or succumb under physical pressure
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Past participle for to pass from flowering or ripening to the formation of seeds
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Past participle for to destroy or disrupt by means of sabotage
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Past participle for lose one's cool
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Past participle for to lose control of one's rational behavior
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Past participle for to disappear
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(British, informal) Past participle for to become very upset, especially needlessly
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Past participle for to make clear or understandable
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Past participle for to cause significant damage or destruction to
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Past participle for to become or cause to become liquid
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Past participle for to make less organized
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Past participle for to teach with a biased, one-sided or uncritical ideology
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Broken through
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Past participle for to deteriorate in condition, especially due to repeated exposure or use
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Past participle for to separate or split
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Past participle for to analyze or estimate the composition or value of (a metal, ore etc)
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Past participle for to process or break down, especially food in the alimentary canal
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Past participle for to undergo a loss of consciousness
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Past participle for to arrive at an answer through logic
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Past participle for to render comprehensible or understandable
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Past participle for to create a list or enumerated account of
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Past participle for to make a way through, or into, with physical strength
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Past participle for to cause to go crazy or insane
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Past participle for to decrease in number, amount, intensity, or quality
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Past participle for to sow or place in one's consciousness
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Past participle for to exhaust or use up all available physical energy
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No longer working or likely to be useful or successful
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Affected by a disease or illness
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Lacking upkeep, usually of buildings or vehicles
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No longer capable, effective or needed
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(especially of a place) Poor in quality and appearance
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(colloquial) Physically weak
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Outdated or obsolete through age or new developments
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Restricted from taking action
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Having faults or errors
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Exhausted or in need of rest or sleep
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