Grammar Bomb: BRAKE vs BREAK

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Grammar Bomb40.004_Brake vs Break

 

“When he tried to brake, the wheels locked;

he survived the wreck, but he did break his leg.”

 

brake {noun & verb} [THINK: device for slowing or stopping]
break {noun & verb} [THINK: separate, fracture; interruption of continuity]

 

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