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Brake vs Break

Brake vs Break. The painters put the brakes on work to take a break and break bread together. Put the brakes on your writing errors for good with ErrNET!

Brake is anything that has a slowing or stopping effect.

Break is to smash, split, or divide in to parts violently; reduce to pieces or fragments; to infringe, ignore, or act contrary to (a law, rule, promise, etc.).

Brake and break are both common words in English writing and are frequently misused because of their identical pronunciations and similar spellings. Break your bad habits in writing, put the brakes on your writing errors, and give yourself a break with ErrNET copyediting technology!

Brake sentence examples:

Dude, you need to pump the brakes because you are coming on way too string with her.

The mechanic informed her that she needed new brake pads for her vehicle.

Does anyone know how to brake on a unicycle or do you just fall off and hit the ground?

The driver was terrified when he discovered that his brakes had failed.

Whenever parking on a hill, you should always engage the emergency brake.

Break sentence examples:

Does anyone want to take a coffee break with me?

Did Brad and Angelina really break up?

Infidelity is a surefire way to break up a marriage and family.

Please don’t stand on the glass table because it will surely break with the amount of weight you have gained recently.

Back in the day, most people smoked at work not because they necessarily enjoyed it but because if they didn’t, they couldn’t go on a smoke break.

If the company will at least break even this year, they are destined to be profitable next year.

Oh come, Give me a break!

I doubt your $3.00 purchase will break the bank.

To break bread” with someone means to join them for a meal.

The sign in the gift shop read “If you break it, you pay for it, no exceptions!.”

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