The incipient feudal baron had not been slow to take advantage of the break-down of the old German military system.
Pay careful attention to yourself and the people you love so that you'll spot the early warning signs of emotional break-down.
It was the first time she saw him break down and indulge in a heart felt smile.
It would take a sledge hammer or more to break down this portal.
She couldn't think about such things without wanting to break down and weep.