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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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It is the second time this season the Manchester United boss has broken with tradition to protect his star striker, having kept him out of the September meeting with former club Everton to save the 25-year-old from inevitable abuse about his personal life.
Organisers have broken with tradition by opting for a mountain-top finish on Mont Ventoux for the penultimate stage, rather than the usual time trial.
CMS has broken with tradition by starting assembly before completion of the underground cavern, taking advantage of a spacious surface assembly hall to preassemble and pretest the detector's components and systems.
TOUGH taskmaster Stuart Pearce has broken with tradition and given his Manchester City players Christmas Day off.
But this is not the first time Zamba has broken with tradition to communicate directly with investors online.
Organisers have broken with tradition by refusing to seed the champion for his home GP.