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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I FIND it ridiculous that players are being asked to play four games in eight days over the Christmas period, and while some will say you can't break with tradition, I would love to see the English leagues fall into line with other European competitions by closing down over the festive period.
2 Lulu takes a big deep breath and tries not to let it all hang out 3 Best buddies Ryan Phillippe and Jason Statham break with tradition to play good cop, good cop 4 Listen and learn, Cheeky Girl - squashing your face against a window is never a good look 5 `I've only had one lemonade shandy all night, honesssht,' says Tara Palmer-Tomkinson
CELTIC will break with tradition by staying over the night after their game with Villarreal.
The break with tradition will be welcomed by Welsh rugby fans, who can buy up to four tickets per person via the internet site www.
The unorthodox treatment of our national anthem was followed by another break with tradition when a movie screen descended from the rafters to allow Stravinsky himself (in a black-and-white film from decades earlier) to greet the audience.
Mr Jean-Claude Marchand, group marketing director, has been quick to break with tradition.
Sir Bobby claims the FA should break with tradition and consider managers regardless of nationality.
The shampoo company decided to break with tradition and use "real people" rather than supermodels.
Last fall, Glendale aired four TV spots which were a break with tradition for the normally stolid banking industry.
I REALLY don't care if Charles wants to marry Camilla and I really don't care whether it's a break with tradition or not.
The down-side was centred around Wimbledon's break with tradition as Henman admitted his disappointment that for the first time he will not be standing in the changing room practising his bowing technique.
So why not break with tradition and remember that turning up in a limo anywhere is so not a good look?
Tradition is an important part of holiday celebrations, but sometimes it's nice to break with tradition, updating the meal with new and different creations.
The prize was awarded to Barcelona because it had provided such a "shining example" of how to break with tradition.
Taking the world's most prestigious club football final to the home of Rugby Union will represent a major break with tradition.