break against (something)

break against (something)

To crash into something and fall apart or shatter. The wave broke against the rocks of the jetty. I dropped the vase, and it broke against the floor.
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break against something

[for something] to crash against something. The waves broke against the barrier. The glass broke against the side of the sink.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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