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English verb: break into

1. break into (communication) express or utter spontaneously

SamplesBreak into a yodel.
Break into a song.
Break into tears.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

2. break into (change) change pace

SamplesThe dancers broke into a cha-cha.
The horse broke into a gallop.

Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)change

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