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as in to invade
to enter a house or building by force usually with illegal intent the burglars broke in by smashing a window

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as in to interrupt
to cause a disruption in a conversation or discussion he rudely broke in to drop the names of several celebrities that he had met

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“Break in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/break%20in. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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