Definition of 'breaking point'
Example sentences containing 'breaking point'
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Miss Melville could not stretch fact beyond the breaking point. MISS MELVILLE REGRETS (2002)He has always to push his advantage to the breaking point and then beyond. HERE BE DRAGONS (2002)Her anger was gone, leaving only a miserable sense that their wonderful relationship had reached breaking point. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
Translations for 'breaking point'
British English: breaking point NOUN
If something or someone has reached breaking point, they have so many difficulties that they can no longer cope with them.
The report on the problem exposed an educational system stretched to breaking point.
Definition of breaking point from the Collins English Dictionary
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