Grammar Patterns

N in n

The 'break' group

These nouns refer to the stopping of something, often temporarily.
The stars were told the dramatic sacking news during a break in filming on the Spanish set yesterday afternoon.
The inquiry found that there was a total breakdown in communications between agencies.
Other sources say people are taking advantage of a lull in the fighting to get out of the immediate war zone.
  • breach
  • break
  • breakdown
  • hiatus
  • interlude
  • interruption
  • lapse
  • let-up
  • lull
  • pause
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