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Definition of "broken in" []

  • Past participle of break in (verb)

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Use "broken in" in a sentence
  • "The first, inscribed “The scene opens,” portrayed the start of hostilities at Lexington; the second, the burning of Charlestown, Falmouth, Norfolk, and other towns; the third, the separation of America from Britain—an arch broken in the center with the legend “BY YOUR TYRANNY to the people of America you have separated the wide arch of an EXTENDED empire.”"
  • "I RECEIVED A LETTER A while back from a lady whose neck was broken in a car accident."
  • "During the siege of Quebec, broken in health by work and cares, he retired to a nearby parish and could see after the surrender, his palace and the seminary, the churches of the Jesuits and the Recollects greatly damaged by bullets and shells, half of the city houses, the church of the Lower-Town and the cathedral, which he had recently (1744-9) rebuilt on a larger scale, entirely destroyed."
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