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English verb: break through

1. break through (change) pass through (a barrier)


SamplesRegistrations cracked through the 30,000 mark in the county.


Synonymscrack


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)go across, go through, pass

2. break through (change) penetrate


SamplesThe sun broke through the clouds.
The rescue team broke through the wall in the mine shaft.


Synonymscome through


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)appear

3. break through (change) break out


SamplesThe tooth erupted and had to be extracted.


Synonymscome out, erupt, push through


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)appear


Narrower (hyponym)dehisce


Verb grouperupt









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