break into song


break into song
begin to sing suddenly, sing without warning
  

One of our teachers used to break into song when he taught poetry.


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  • break into song — burst/break/into song phrase to begin singing Thesaurus: to singsynonym singershyponym Main entry: song …   Useful english dictionary

  • break into song — start singing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • break into — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms break into : present tense I/you/we/they break into he/she/it breaks into present participle breaking into past tense broke into past participle broken into 1) break into something to enter a building by force …   English dictionary

  • break into — 1) PHRASAL VERB If someone breaks into a building, they get into it by force. [V P n] There was no one nearby who might see him trying to break into the house... [V P n] In this country a house is broken into every 24 seconds. 2) PHRASAL VERB If… …   English dictionary

  • break into — ► break into burst forth into (laughter, song, or faster movement). Main Entry: ↑break …   English terms dictionary

  • break into — verb 1. express or utter spontaneously (Freq. 4) break into a yodel break into a song break into tears • Hypernyms: ↑utter, ↑emit, ↑let out, ↑let loose …   Useful english dictionary

  • break into — phr verb Break into is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑face, ↑intruder, ↑thief, ↑vandal Break into is used with these nouns as the object: ↑applause, ↑car, ↑conversation, ↑flat, ↑gallop, ↑grin, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • break into — 1》 enter forcibly. 2》 suddenly burst into (laughter, song, or faster movement). → break …   English new terms dictionary

  • break into — 1) thieves broke into a house on Park Street Syn: burgle, burglarize, rob; force one s way into 2) Phil broke into the discussion Syn: interrupt, butt into, cut in on, intervene in 3) he broke into a song …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • burst into song — burst/break/into song phrase to begin singing Thesaurus: to singsynonym singershyponym Main entry: song …   Useful english dictionary