a break in the weather

noun phrase

: a change from unpleasant to more pleasant weather
It rained all day. We waited for a break in the weather, but it never came.

Examples of a break in the weather in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Caltrans said a break in the weather might provide a fresh opportunity to clear and open the highway on Monday. Ethan Baron, The Mercury News, 3 Mar. 2024 The city said Wednesday that a break in the weather would allow crews to clear more streets and move snow from roads and sidewalks. Becky Bohrer, Fortune, 25 Jan. 2024 Crops are stressed, rivers are running low, and cities and towns are anxiously hoping for a break in the weather. Jim Salter, Chicago Tribune, 29 June 2023

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“A break in the weather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20break%20in%20the%20weather. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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