Break and Give away


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Break verb – Be released or become known; of news.
Usage example: News of her death broke in the morning

Give away is a synonym for break. In some cases you can use "Give away" instead a verb "Break".
Nearby Words: breach, breakdown, breaking, breakup, breakable
Synonyms for Break

Give away

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Give away verb – Make known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret.
Break is a synonym for give away. Sometimes you can use "Break" instead a verb "Give away".
Synonyms for Give away

Both terms in one sentence

  • The music (which was very obviously added in post-production) would swell up to the point of nearly drowning out everything else and blatantly give away nearly every commercial break 15 seconds in advance.
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