Translation of break off in Spanish:

break off

partir, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(detach)

      partir
      she broke off a piece of chocolate and gave it to him partió un trozo de chocolate y se lo dio

    • 1.2(end, stop)

      (diplomatic relations/engagement) romper
      the president broke off his harangue el presidente interrumpió su arenga

  • 2

    • 2.1(snap off, come free)

      (piece of ice) desprenderse
      the handle broke off se le rompió / salió el asa

    • 2.2(stop talking)

      parar (de hablar)
      detenerse
      callarse
      she broke off in mid-sentence paró / se detuvo / se calló en la mitad de la frase