Definition Break in

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Definition

to break in (to a house): to enter (a house) forcibly and illegally
verb
Keep in mind that to break in has many meanings in English.

The thief broke in through my window, I had left it open and he climbed through.
My car was broken into last night, somebody smashed the window and stole my stereo.

a break-in: a robbery, an act of someone breaking in, a forcible entry into a house
noun

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