HyperDic: break_open

English > 3 senses of the expression break open:
VERBcontactbreak openopen with force
changebreak open, burst, splitcome open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure
changebreak open, erupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, burst outerupt or intensify suddenly
English > break open: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningopen with force.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey want to break open the doors
Broaderopen, open upCause to open or to become open
Spanishforzar
English > break open: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningCome open suddenly and violently, as if from internal pressure.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsburst, split
NarrowerblowBurst suddenly
popBurst open with a sharp, explosive sound
stave, stave inBurst or force (a hole) into something
Broaderbreak, separate, split up, fall apart, come apartBecome separated / separated into pieces or fragments
Spanishdesdoblar, estallar, explotar, rajarse, reventarse, reventar
Catalandescosir-se, desdoblar, esberlar-se, esquerdar-se, explotar, rebentar-se
English > break open: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningerupt or intensify suddenly.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymserupt, irrupt, flare up, flare, burst out
Broaderintensify, deepenBecome more intense
Spanishencenderse, estallar
Catalanencendre, esclatar

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