- adj.破碎的，打碎的; （腿，臂等）已骨折的; （线条）虚线的，断续的; 被打断的;
- v.打破，折断(break的过去分词); 打破（纪录）; 损坏;
He escaped with only a broken arm.
He survived the accident with no broken bones.
She comes from a broken home.
Robert was lucky to escape with just a broken foot after being squashed against a fence by a car.
Pieces of broken glass were still raining down long after it exploded.
He had broken into a trot.
Mind where you put your feet; you could step on some broken glass.
John has broken off his engagement to Mary.
Scientists think they have broken through in their attempt to find the causes of many major diseases.
A broken bone can knit.
My skin has broken out in an itchy rash.
We had to step over piles of broken bricks when we went to see our new house being built.
Bob Beamon's longstanding record for the long jump was eventually broken.
His eardrum was broken in the accident.
In his desperation to escape, Tom had slipped and broken a leg.
The price was knocked down to ￡3. Perhaps he'll knock the price down a little if the glass is broken.
A broken salver can be cemented.
Modern music has broken away from 18 th century rules.
The catch on this door is broken.
He gashed his arm on a piece of broken glass.
I hear that the old man has broken with that treacherous son of his.
It'serves him right , he shouldn't have broken the rules.
Don't count in the broken ones.
Mind you don't cut yourself on the broken glass!
This box of glasses has been bumped about all the way here and quite a few pieces are broken.
The drainage of the city is not good, some of the pipes are broken.
The tops of the walls were set with broken glass.
The ground was broken for a new hospital.
That couple have broken up.
The traditional textbook model is and has been broken for quite some time.
Thanks to men like Curtice, "the bonds of scarcity" had been broken and America was rolling "to an all-time high of prosperity"
So it's only when the economy is healthy again that we'll begin to see just how many broken families have been created.
psychiatrist (心理医生) at the University of California, San Diego, said older people are more likely to suffer from broken sleep, while younger people are better at sleeping efficiently straight through the night.
I've experienced roommate conflicts between interracial students that have both broken down stereotypes and reinforced stereotypes," said one Penn resident advisor (RA).
the consequence of a broken marriage
She walked to the local grocery store to buy broken biscuits which were much cheaper, and to get a free bone for her much loved dog.
It might be tempting, therefore, to think that the old barriers have been broken down and equal opportunity achieved.
I have to get to Manchester today and my own car has broken down.
Only four out of the 54 people interviewed had completely broken with their sisters and brothers and only one of the four felt comfortable with the break
Most of them had broken with their sisters and brothers.
People from broken homes and North American Indians are two examples.
People from broken homes often lack stable lives
The handle of the suitcase is broken.
Approaching the vehicle, they saw that a woman was trying to get out of the broken window.
2016年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文
Disappointed by many a broken, vine-ripened (蔓上成熟的) promise, I've refused to buy winter tomatoes for years.
2015年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
He couldn't return it when it was broken.
2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
Hi, what will you do with your broken cellphone?
2017年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文
See, your computer has broken down again! It doesn't make sense to buy the cheapest brand of computer just to save a few dollars.
2015年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文
Since that first repair job, a broken air-conditioner, a non-functioning washer and a non-toasting toaster have been fixed.
2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文
Such situations have led to calls for the tech giants to be broken up.
2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文收起真题例句
1. physically and forcibly separated into pieces or cracked or split; or legally or emotionally destroyed;
"a broken mirror"
"a broken tooth"
"a broken leg"
"his neck is broken"
"children from broken homes"
"a broken marriage"
"a broken heart"
2. not continuous in space, time, or sequence or varying abruptly;
"broken lines of defense"
"a broken cable transmission"
"tear off the stub above the broken line"
"a broken note"
3. subdued or brought low in condition or status;
"a broken man"
"his broken spirit"
4. (especially of promises or contracts) having been violated or disregarded;
"broken (or unkept) promises"
5. tamed or trained to obey;
"a horse broken to the saddle"
"this old nag is well broken in"
6. topographically very uneven;
7. imperfectly spoken or written;
8. thrown into a state of disarray or confusion;
"troops fleeing in broken ranks"
"a confused mass of papers on the desk"
"the small disordered room"
"with everything so upset"
9. weakened and infirm;
"broken health resulting from alcoholism"
10. destroyed financially;
"the broken fortunes of the family"
11. out of working order (`busted' is an informal substitute for `broken');
"a broken washing machine"
"the coke machine is broken"
"the coke machine is busted"
13. lacking a part or parts;
"a broken set of encyclopedia"