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break down

  • v  make ineffective
  • v  make a mathematical, chemical, or grammatical analysis of; break down into components or essential features
  • v  lose control of one's emotions
  • v  stop operating or functioning
  • v  fall apart
  • v  cause to fall or collapse
  • v  separate (substances) into constituent elements or parts
  • v  collapse due to fatigue, an illness, or a sudden attack
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  • Stanley Cup Final: Rest vital in Game 2 reset
    Coach Joel Quenneville and the Chicago Blackhawks had a double-length feature to break down during their off-day film session. Of all the takeaways, none was as evident as the award-worthy performance delivered by goaltender Corey Crawford.
    June 13, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
  • Big 12 Official Visit: Baylor, Texas arms race
    Damon Sayles and Max Olson break down recent additions for the Bears and Longhorns. Baylor added its 19th commitment overall -- and seventh this month -- in four-star ILB James David, while Texas continued its 2015 recruiting in style.
    June 13, 2013 - ESPN Blogs
  • YSTL: Kozimor & Collins on ‘What’s Trending?’
    Your browser does not support iframes. Jim Kozimor and Melanie Collins from Yahoo! Sports break down Monday's trending topics in the world of sports (we're using a pretty liberal definition for "sports" here). The talking points include the birthday of … Continue reading ?
    June 12, 2013 - NBC on Yahoo! Sports via Yahoo! Sports

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