break with tradition

break with tradition

To do something in a new, different, or unique way. I'm from a family of doctors, so I really broke with tradition when I went to art school! My best friend just got engaged, and she wants to break from tradition and elope.
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Summary: New Delhi [India], Dec 25 (ANI): American actress Meghan Markle has become the first fiancee to have joined the Royal family for their traditional Christmas Day service at the Queen's Sandringham estate in a break with tradition.
We would only usually fly a home nation flag for a final, but I know how important a competition this is and we all want to get behind Wales, so I've decided to break with tradition on this occasion and fly the flag for Wales in Downing Street on Saturday.
However, Prudhoe''s 2011 captain Phil Pallister teed off in impressive style - and in a break with tradition invited the captains of the ladies, veterans and junior sections to join him in the drive-in and the resulting Texas Scramble competition.
STIRLING ALBION have decided to break with tradition by selling their allocation of tickets for Scotland's Euro qualifier against Spain to fans rather than handing them to directors.
The FA have agreed to break with tradition and allow the teams unprecedented access to the controversial pitch before the May 15 showpiece.
There are market talks that the bank could break with tradition and appoint an outsider to the post.
THE Pope will break with tradition this year and celebrate Christmas Eve Mass in St.
IN a break with tradition, the Derby semi-finals tomorrow week will be shown live on Setanta Ireland.
But in a break with tradition the company has given vouchers to its staff and a further pounds 250 to the centre so it can stock up on festive food for people who need it.
THE 2009 British Superbike Championship will reach its conclusion at Oulton Park in a break with tradition.
The 2009 event will break with tradition and be held in Argentina and Chile.
GLAMORGAN cricket manager Matthew Maynard would be prepared to break with tradition and sign a Kolpak player, but only if they prove their commitment to the club.
FALKIRK boss John Hughes could be set to break with tradition and scrap morning training sessions.
In a break with tradition, Mr Brown, left, was telling MPs today which bills he plans to introduce in the next session of Parliament.
She is partnered on piano by Bengt Forsberg, her longtime accompanist, who, in a break with tradition, gets seven of this CD's 28 tracks to himself.