Phrasal verbs break 2 break away (separate): He decided to break away from the band and form his own group.
break away (leave or escape from): Although he held her tight, but she managed to break away.
(stop working): My car broke down and I had to push it off the road.
(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.
(separate into parts): Let’s break down the problem into small manageable parts.
(smash down): Police had to break down the door to get into the flat.
(become mentally ill): When her husband died, she broke down completely.