break off

break off  {v.}
1. To stop suddenly.
The speaker was interrupted so often that he broke off and sat down.
When Bob came in, Jean broke off her talk with Linda and talked to Bob.
2.  {informal}
To end a friendship or love.
I hear that Tom and Alice have broken off.
She broke off with her best friend.
Categories: friends love {informal} {v.}

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