To enter a building without permission, when the doors are locked, usually for some illegal activity like burglary or abduction.
“The thieves broke into the jeweler’s and stole gold and precious stones.”
To train a horse so it is used to having someone riding it.
“Jenny is in the field breaking in the new pony.”
To wear a new pair of shoes until they become comfortable
“I got these new boots yesterday and need to break them in before going hiking next week.”
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