Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Brake"

The meaning of "Brake" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa brake your leg?
A: Brake —> break

“Break a leg” means “good luck”, usually in regards to theatre/performance.

The origin of the phrase is unclear, but here is a popular theory:

“The most common theory refers to an actor breaking the ‘leg line’ of the stage. In the early days of theater, this is where ensemble actors were queued to perform. If actors were not performing, they had to stay behind the ‘leg line,’ which also meant they wouldn’t get paid.

If you were to tell the actor to “break a leg,” you were wishing them the opportunity to perform and get paid. The sentiment remains the same today; the term means ‘good luck, give a good performance.’”
Q: O que significa brake into?
A: Yes, in this case, you let your imagination go to places that frighten you. But generally getting into the details of a primary thought. Like specific actions that are evil.
Q: O que significa brake your leg?
A: "break a leg" it's an expression that means "good luck"
Q: O que significa brake a leg?
A: It means "good luck." Also, in this case "brake" is spelled b-r-e-a-k. :)
Q: O que significa I'm on brake today ?
A: it's, I am broke!

Example sentences using "Brake"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com brake.
A: The brakes on the bicycle are broken.

She slammed on the car brakes to avoid a collision.

He pressed on the brake pedal to reduce his speed.

Release the parking brake before putting your car into drive.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com where can I use brake up?.
A: Brake = something used to stop a vehicle. “Hit the brakes or we will crash!”
Break = to damage something or to turn something into smaller pieces:
“I think it’s time we break up.” (Relationship)
“When do we break up from school?” (End of term or semester)
“Break up that chocolate bar, so we can share it!” (Breaking a physical object.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com brake out.
A: For example:
- They said it would be impossible to break out of there.
- Acne can cause serious break outs.

Synonyms of "Brake" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre brake e break e about pronunciation ?
A: Brake is to slow down or stop while break means to divide into smaller pieces. In a vehicle for example, if you want to stop, you step on the brake... They are pronounced the same way since they're homophones
Q: Qual é a diferença entre brake e break ?
A: "I had to brake hard in the car or I would have hit a dog."

"Be carful with that, don't break it."

"It's lunch time and I'm taking a break."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre brake e break ?
A: “Do you want to take a break and get some lunch?”
“Did you break that glass?”
“In order to slow down, you need to press the brake pedal on the car”

Hope this helps (:
Q: Qual é a diferença entre brake the door e crack the door ?
A: Well, 'cracking the door' would most likely be taken as 'cracking the door open', which means to open the door very slightly so as to look through without being noticed - breaking the door would be taken literally
Q: Qual é a diferença entre brake a sweat e brake out in a sweat ?
A: Break a sweatの理由は運動とか走ることです。

Break out in a sweatの理由は心配とかこわくなることです。

Translations of "Brake"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? brake
A: /breɪk/
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/brake
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? "brake" and "break" because for me that words sound same
A: They should sound the same. They are pronounced the same way.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? braking
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? "brake" in past tense
A: thank u!

Other questions about "Brake"

Q: I mean the brake might not be the cause of fan and bulb’s non-working soa natural?
A: × I mean the brake might not be the cause of fan and bulb’s non-working

I find it quite difficult to determine what is being said here. I am able to get that the fan and the bulb don't work, but I am unsure how the "break" contributes to this.

My best guess for a correction would be:
"I mean it is broken because the fan and the bulb don't work."

Another possible correction would be:
"I mean the fan and the bulb don't work because it is broken."
or
"I mean since it is broken, the fan and the bulb don't work."
Q: Por favor, mostra-me como pronunciar The brake didn't work..
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: If you apply a sudden brake, the car behind you may crash your car. soa natural?
A: crash is not appropriate you can you hi t or collide with
Q: It is too steep downhill. I can't brake my car. soa natural?
A: @xshen2026: you would say "This hill is to steep so I can't brake my car
Q: She brake bone.
She had surgery last week.
soa natural?
A: @pinomi: "She broke her bone and had surgery last week."

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