phrasal verbs break 1
break away (separate): He decided to break away from the band and form his own group.
(leave or escape from): Although he held her tight, but she managed to break away.
break down (fail to progress or being successful): Talks with management broke down completely.
(lose control of your emotions): Ruby just broke down and cried when she saw the violence.
(become mentally ill): When her husband died, she broke down completely.