break it down

Australian Slang
(used imperatively) stop it; calm down; be reasonable

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  • break it down — (Aust inf) Stop it! • • • Main Entry: ↑break …   Useful english dictionary

  • Break it Down — Infobox Single Name=Break It Down Artist=Chris Warren from Album= Released=1997 2000 (remix) Format= Recorded=1997 2000 (remix) Genre=Nu metal Rapcore (remix) Length=2:48 3:49 (remix) Label= Writer=Chris Warren Producer= Chart position= Reviews=… …   Wikipedia

  • break something down — 1 the police broke the door down: KNOCK DOWN, kick down, smash in, pull down, tear down, demolish. 2 break big tasks down into smaller parts: DIVIDE, separate. 3 graphs show how the i …   Useful english dictionary

  • break something down — 1) the police broke the door down Syn: knock down, kick down, smash in, pull down, tear down, demolish 2) break big tasks down into smaller parts Syn: divide, separate 3) graphs show how the information can be broken down …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • ˌbreak sth ˈdown — phrasal verb to hit something such as a door or wall very hard so that it falls down Firefighters had to break down the door.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • break something down — 1) police broke the door down Syn: knock down, kick down, smash in, pull down, tear down, demolish 2) the information can be broken down Syn: analyse, categorize, classify, sort, itemize …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • ˌbreak (sth) ˈdown — phrasal verb if a substance breaks down, or if it is broken down, it separates into the parts that it is made up of The substance is easily broken down by bacteria.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Break it down — (used imperatively) stop it; calm down; be reasonable …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • break it down — vb British to enjoy oneself, act boisterously. A vogue term among teenagers and devo tees of dancefloor and acid house culture from the end of the 1980s. The term, perhaps American in origin, was also recorded in use among North London schoolboys …   Contemporary slang

  • Break It Down Again — Infobox Single Name = Break It Down Again Artist = Tears for Fears from Album = Elemental A side = B side = Released = May 17, 1993 Format = 7 12 CD Recorded = 1992 Genre = Rock Length = 4:31 Label = PolyGram Records Writer = Roland Orzabal Alan… …   Wikipedia


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