Definition of 'broach'
Example sentences containing 'broach'
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You could then broach the idea of opening a savings account for your niece. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is there a tactful way to broach the subject? Times, Sunday Times (2016)How could we broach such a subject so early in their grief? Christianity Today (2000)But there can be a certain reluctance to broach the subject. Times, Sunday Times (2006)How can we expect teachers to broach a subject that is more than likely very close to their hearts? The Sun (2015)It's best to set aside a special time to broach any difficult topics. Life Without Work (1994)Since you say she is already quite insecure, you need to broach this issue sensitively. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You probably won't have to broach the subject because they will come to you. Times, Sunday Times (2015)After years of marriage you're comfortable enough with each other to broach the subject. The Sun (2010)This is guaranteed to become one of the go-to books when nervy parents need to broach this subject. The Sun (2014)I also asked if he could broach the idea of the company experimenting with a new model. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I was told before the interview not to broach the subject. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I broach the subject of fancy dress to my proud husband. Times, Sunday Times (2016)How can I broach the topic without hurting his feelings? Times, Sunday Times (2014)I didn't broach the issue again. Provided You Don't Kiss Me: 20 Years with Brian Clough (2007)I don't know how to broach the subject with her. The Sun (2011)How can I broach the subject with him? The Sun (2016)Keen only pauses for a single paragraph to broach the enormous issue of whether the internet and e-mail are actually changing the way our brains work. Times, Sunday Times (2007)If you feel they aren't then it's up to you to broach the issue. Life Without Work (1994)
Trends of 'broach'
Used Occasionally. broach is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'broach'
British English: broach VERB
When you broach a subject, especially a sensitive one, you mention it in order to start a discussion on it.
Eventually I broached the subject of her early life.
Definition of broach from the Collins English Dictionary
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