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Break The News

Break The News - to be the first to tell someone something; to be the first to make an announcement

  • I need to tell my sister some bad news, and I do not know how to break the news to her.
  • It is hard to break bad news to my friend,because I never know how to tell them.
  • My sister is getting married next year. She broke the news last night at dinner.
  • The teacher had to break the news to us. The school is going to be online for a while.
  • It was hard for the doctor to break the news to my father about his condition.
  • The prime minister is going to break the news tonight at 20:00.

Break Even

Baby Steps

Bend Over Backwards

Break The News

Bring Your 'A' Game

Back On Your Feet

Behind The Wheel

Bottom Line

Big Wig

Bargain Hunter

Bang For Your Buck

Blessing In Disguise

Binge Watching

Buzz Off

Bend My Arm

Break My Back

Ball Of Fire

Brighten Up

Bite The Dust

Bone Tired

Boiling Hot

Bed Of Roses

Bummed Out

Bounce Back

Bail Out

Big House

Burnout

Black Eye

Brown Bag It

Black And Blue

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Black Market

Bring Home The Bacon

Behind Schedule

Behind Bars

Bright Side

Bonehead

Be Up On

Break The Bank

Ballpark Figure

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Beach Bum

Bad-Mouth

Big Fish

Bed Of Roses

Buddle Up

Barking Up The Wrong Tree

Board To Death

Big Mouth

Blow Up (Someone) Phone

By The Book

Burn Bridges

By The Skin Of Your Teeth

Back To Square One

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Baker's Dozen

Beat Around The Bush

Bear In Mind

Beat It

Beeline

Bent Out Of Shape

Best Of Both Worlds

Beyond Help

Bird Brain

Bit The Bullet

Bitter Pill To Swallow

Blow A Fuse

Blue In The Face

Bookworm

Break A Leg

Burn The Midnight Oil

Bust Somebody's Chops

Busy As A Bee

By Heart

By The Way

By The Book

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