Phrasal verbs - Meaning of break into

Phrasal verbs

Phrasal verbs | Meaning of break into

Here is the meaning of break into with examples:

break into


1. To enter illegally or by force, especially in order to commit a crime. (Also break in)
2. To open or begin to use.
3. To successfully enter a profession or business.
4. To begin suddenly.


1. Somebody broke into his house and stole his furniture.
2. I finally broke into the second package of cookies.
3. He hopes to break into show business.
4. The horse broke into a gallop as they neared the barn.

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