break out break out


  1. (v) start abruptly
  2. (v) begin suddenly and sometimes violently
  3. (v) move away or escape suddenly
  4. (v) take from stowage in preparation for use
  5. (v) become raw or open


  1. White House officials, potentially vulnerable to prosecution in the wake of the Supreme Court's Hamdan decision, break out the big guns in a battle over detainees.
  2. Rosemond isn't advising parents to break out the whip.
  3. In modern times, fires break out roughly two times every decade at the White House.


  1. In Pakistan, attackers bomb women's university bus, hospital

    At least 19 people are killed. Gun battles break out after the militants seize parts of the hospital in Quetta, and doctors and nurses are taken hostage. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Militants laid siege to a hospital and bombed a women's university bus in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta in a wave of violence that killed at least 19 people and underscored the challenge facing new Prime ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Chicago Tribune

  2. Gold Break Out Imminent on FOMC Rate Decision- $1355 Key Support

    Gold Break Out Imminent on FOMC Rate Decision- $1355 Key Support
    on June 15, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  3. 10 NFL Players Sure to Break out in 2013

    Every year in the NFL , several players break out with huge seasons. Last year, the most obvious example was Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt, who racked up 20.5 sacks as a 3-4 defensive end. Who will be 2013's Watt? In all likelihood, several young players will bust onto the season with big years. Some of them may even be experienced veterans. Most will be second- or third-year players ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

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