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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Speaking on the occasion, provincial minister emphasized KP government's resolve to break with tradition by driving their own development agenda.
I, however, decided to break with tradition and participated in my brother's wedding in a simple dress.
The source said the break with tradition was to inject fighting spirit into candidates going to face the 'mother of all elections'.
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.
In a controversial break with tradition, the bereaved families called on Tony Blair's government to raise the boat and bring their loved ones back.
SPECIAL SKILLS: A bit of a break with tradition now - as you can obviously clearly see - this week's Cat Of The Week is, in fact, a dog.
The author's thesis is that the rabbis who created the Talmud were attempting to break with tradition rather than to continue it.
In a break with tradition, organisers have announced that, in addition to the internationally and nationally recognised classes, Sail Brisbane will include an IKA Ranked event for kiteboarding.
Traditionally Leap Year is supposed to be an opportunity where women can break with tradition and be the ones to pop the question to their loved ones.
"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.
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.