take a break

idiom

: to stop doing something for a short period of time : to rest
I'm tired. Let's take a break.

Examples of take a break in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Employees can work for several weeks or months and then take a break and often can work remotely. Paul Davidson, USA TODAY, 8 July 2024 This is just a unique time in our lives to take a break and reassess. Tribune News Service, The Mercury News, 3 July 2024 Either take a break from charging or opt to charge your phone indoors. Brenna Gauchat, The Arizona Republic, 24 June 2024 With school out for the summer, the Courier Journal Student of the Week will take a break too. Veda Morgan, The Courier-Journal, 28 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for take a break 

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“Take a break.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20break. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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