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  • stop operating or functioning
    • The engine finally went
    • The car died on the road
    • The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town
    • The coffee maker broke
    • The engine failed on the way to town
    • her eyesight went after the accident
  • end resistance, as under pressure or force
    • The door yielded to repeated blows with a battering ram
  • break down, literally or metaphorically
    • The wall collapsed
    • The business collapsed
    • The dam broke
    • The roof collapsed
    • The wall gave in
    • The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice
  • move in order to make room for someone for something
    • The park gave way to a supermarket
    • `Move over,' he told the crowd
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