Broke-in Sentence Examples
He broke in and checked the electricity, which someone had left on.
I said, but he broke in in mid-sentence.
Alex broke in with a stern response.
Were they the same guys who broke in and tied up Fred O'Connor?
When the synod met in 1741 the moderate men remained away; and thus the synod broke in two.Advertisement
The reference is to the earthenware token which two friends broke in order that they might commend a stranger for hospitality by sending with him the broken half.
The next following council of Orleans, 533, broke in upon this principle, by declaring that a bishop could not reclaim from his clergy any grants made to them by his predecessor, excepting in cases of misconduct.
He had been designed by his parents for the military profession, but the new light which now broke in upon him determined him to devote his entire energies to the abolition of the existing feudal system and to the establishment of a constitutional government.
Then the bolts sheared or the ironwork broke in a new place.
Hitherto marine conditions were confined to the littoral; in Middle Miocene times (Helvetian) the sea broke in and spread in a south-east direction in the form of long ramified fjords but did not extend as far as the Sahara.Advertisement
Bruce evaded his spear and slew him with an axe stroke; the axe shaft broke in his hand.
The strike of miners in the Pas de Calais after the disaster at Courrieres, leading to the threat of disorder on the 1st of May 1906, obliged him to employ the military; and his attitude in the matter alienated the Socialist party, from which he definitely broke in his notable reply in the Chamber to Jean Jaures in June 1906.
The guns never ceased, and a long succession of attacks broke in vain upon the Italian lines.
Army broke in between the allies and captured Krivolak with its left, while its right, along with the III.
When the Hunnish power broke in pieces on the death of Attila, the East Goths recovered their full independence.Advertisement
These models were so fragile that they usually broke in coming in contact with the ground in their descent.
When the Franciscans refused to allow him to preach in their large church, the mob broke in by force.
Then the boy in the raspberry beret broke in.
He shrieked aloud; the flask dropped from his hand and broke in pieces.
An Indian war party, after traversing the trackless forest all the way from Canada, broke in upon their remote and defenseless town.Advertisement
This is a way to still live life and not go broke in the process.
Zhu was surprised in his home one night when Qui broke in and confronted him with a knife.
If you love dresses, there's no need to go broke in building a wardrobe.
When his church's pipe organ broke in 1818, he asked Franz Gruber to create a guitar composition for the poem.
When the AIDS epidemic broke in the 80's, tattoo parlors came under fire for suspected unsanitary conditions and unsafe practices, allegedly using the same tattoo needle on multiple customers.Advertisement
News of their divorce actually broke in the press before the story unfolded on the show.
The decisive moment in the episode - and a nod to the value of live pets - was when an intruder broke in and the electronic dog that was programmed to attack anyone with a mask on, ended up attacking George instead.
They'd like to search the LeBlanc's place on the off chance our boy broke in there too and maybe got careless.
He had no idea how many rules she broke in her time as Death.
He didn't know why they broke in the first place or how to fix them if it happened again.
My notes about Cleary and our investigation in Scranton were down here when those bozos broke in.
They broke in Cynthia Byrne's place too.
It broke in pieces after his death.