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||enter someone's (virtual or real) property in an unauthorized manner, usually with the intent to steal or commit a violent act |
• Someone broke in while I was on vacation
• They broke into my car and stole my radio!
• who broke into my account last night?
||break into a conversation |
• her husband always chimes in, even when he is not involved in the conversation
||start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role |
• The nosy couple broke in on our conversation
||break so as to fall inward |
• He broke in the door
||make submissive, obedient, or useful |
• The horse was tough to break
• I broke in the new intern