LS Refresher 62: Break off vs. Break out

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Cambridge Dictionary gave the following rules that will help us learn how to use ‘break off and break out’.

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Break off (something)

  • To end a relationship 
Ex. The governments broke off diplomatic relations.


Break out

  • If something dangerous or unpleasant breaks out, it suddenly starts:

 Ex. War broke out in 1914.

  • Break out in a rash, sweat, etc.

Ex. She broke out in a rash after eating some strawberries.

  •  To escape from prison:

Ex. They broke out of prison and fled the country.


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