break bread with

break bread with (someone)

To eat with someone. To break bread with one's enemy is the fastest way to find common ground.
See also: bread, break

break bread with someone

Fig. to eat a meal with someone. Please come by and break bread with us sometime. I would like to break bread with you.
See also: bread, break

break bread with

share a meal with someone. dated
See also: bread, break
References in classic literature ?
No, no," she said, earnestly and kindly, "leave us like a friend-- break bread with us once more.
It was in their plush offices at Happy Valley that I visited Tony a couple of years back, so it will be extra special to break bread with him next month.
Here is an example of how civilising it is to break bread with others.
Do they break bread with the gentry Or feed where ghoulies fed?
21 by encouraging people all over the world to break bread with one another in honor of peace.
3 Percentage who would want to break bread with Albert Einstein.
then the wipe the In fact I'd rather swallow the civets' whole excrescence raw than to break bread with Rupert Murdoch and his cut-throat, bottom-dwelling reptiles any day of the week.
And sitting down in the middle of a gorgeous landscape to break bread with strangers who will become, by the end of the meal, new friends what could be better, or more beautiful?
Last night the highest bid to break bread with Rudd stood at 15,600 dollars, News.
More than 300 religious and political leaders met in New York in September to break bread with an unlikely dinner guest: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
The word "companion" comes from the Old French word "compaignon" with the first usage noted in 1297, derived from the Latin roots, com- ("with") and panis ("bread"), meaning literally, "someone you break bread with.
PERHAPS THE LESSON FOR CHRISTIANS IN THESE two books is that every time we sit down to break bread with one another we are celebrating a "memorial meal" in which we are called to be conscious and conscientious eaters, people who are grateful for the food that is both "fruit of the vine and work of human hands.
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in fact, with a paltry three per cent of votes he was the man Brits would least like to break bread with.
US$1000 A Minute To Break Bread With The Media Baron