to break up VS to break off Hi guys, could someone explain to me the difference between the two phrasal verb meaning the end of a relation? Thanks.
May 10, 2016 10:47 AM
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The object of 'break up' is usually the couple themselves: Jack and Rosa broke up. Jack broke up with Rosa. The object of 'break off' is usually the relationship: Rosa broke off their engagement ( This is the usual collocation) Jack and Rosa went out for while, but then they broke it off.
May 10, 2016
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