break the news

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Definition of break the news

: to tell (someone) bad news We tried to break the news to her gently.

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“Break the news.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20the%20news. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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