break bread with

break bread with
break bread (with (someone)) to eat.

There were several chances for politicians and celebrities to meet and break bread with each other.


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  • break bread with someone — break bread (with (someone)) to eat. There were several chances for politicians and celebrities to meet and break bread with each other …   New idioms dictionary

  • break bread — (with (someone)) to eat. There were several chances for politicians and celebrities to meet and break bread with each other …   New idioms dictionary

  • break bread — verb have a meal, usually with company The early Christian disciples broke bread together • Hypernyms: ↑eat • Verb Frames: Somebody s Sam and Sue break bread * * * phrasal 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • break bread — verb a) To eat a meal, especially to eat a shared meal with friends. And upon the first day of the week, when the disciples came together to break bread, Paul preached unto them, ready to depart on the morrow; and continued his speech until… …   Wiktionary

  • break bread — idi to eat a meal, esp. with others …   From formal English to slang

  • bread — n. baked food 1) to bake bread 2) to toast bread 3) to break bread with ( to eat with ) 4) fresh; moldy; stale bread 5) black; brown; corn; dark; leavened; rye; sliced; unleavened; wheat; white; whole meal (BE), whole wheat (AE) bread 6) a crust; …   Combinatory dictionary

  • bread — [bred] n. [ME bred < OE bread, crumb, morsel < IE * bhreu , var. of * bhereu , to ferment < base * bher , well up, seethe > BREW, BURN1, L fervere, to boil] 1. a) a food baked from a leavened, kneaded dough made with flour or meal,… …   English World dictionary

  • Bread improver — has been a common ingredient in bread since the early 1950s, and is used to speed up bread production. History Before the 1950s, bread had been made virtually the same way since it was first discovered. Using sourdoughs, and sponge and dough… …   Wikipedia

  • Bread (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Bread Img capt = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Los Angeles, California, United States Genre = Rock and roll, Soft Rock, Country rock, Pop/Rock Years active = 1969 – 1973 ; 1976 1978 ; 1996 1997 Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • bread — breadless, adj. breadlessness, n. /bred/, n. 1. a kind of food made of flour or meal that has been mixed with milk or water, made into a dough or batter, with or without yeast or other leavening agent, and baked. 2. food or sustenance; livelihood …   Universalium

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