break down

break down


1. separate something into component parts (separable)

2. stop working / functioning (no object)


1. podzielić (na kategorie)

2. zepsuć się

Przykładowe użycie: 

1. "We spent a lot of money at the supermarket. When we broke the total cost down, we spent more on cleaning supplies than food."

2. "Sharon will be late for work today. Her car broke down on the freeway."
"I bought a cheap car and it keeps breaking down on me."
"If people suffer too much stress they are likely to break down and cry."