What is the Meaning of BREAK OUT?
the sudden start of something (often this refers to something undesirable, such as a forest fire, war, fighting, a riot, pimples or sweat)
- It is especially dry in Northern Alberta this month and a number of forest fires have broken out.
- Riots broke out all over the city when the election results were announced.
- My mom is 40 and she still breaks out every time she eats chocolate. That’s kind of depressing. I hope it’s not genetic!
- I break out in a sweat every time that teacher asks me a question. He scares me!
to escape from prison
- Three prisoners broke out of the federal jail yesterday.
|present participle:||BREAKING OUT|
|past participle:||BROKEN OUT|