Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Broke"

The meaning of "Broke" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does I'm broke mean?
A: Lack of income or money. Sometimes can be used as dramatic slang for being "low" on funds.
Q: What does I'm broke mean?
A: Hi

I’m broke means that you have no money..

Q: What does broke into mean?
A: 'broke into' in your example sentence means that the audience suddenly started clapping.

Another example of the same meaning is 'My friends broke into song and dance at the grocery store for a flash mob.' Here, the friends suddenly started singing out of nowhere. Hopefully this helps.

edit: it's as if the people were calm before, and then suddenly they started being energetic by clapping, singing, dancing, etc.
Q: What does broke out mean?
A: It can mean:

to escape from something, like- "He broke out of jail." or "They broke out of the handcuffs."

to have an allergic reaction to something that causes hives to form on your skin. "He broke out after the cat scratched him." or "The girl broke out after being stung by a bee."
Q: What does "I'm broke" mean?
A: No money
Completely without assets
Usually means someone who had money (assets) then lost them and now has none

Example sentences using "Broke"

Q: Please show me example sentences with broke off.
A: My fiance and I were walking through the park the other day. She was nibbling on some kind of cookie-looking thing as we strolled. Curious, I asked her what it was. "It's CalorieMate!", she exclaimed. "You've never had it before?". I replied in the negative. She broke off a piece and handed it to me. I took a small bite and grimaced. It was awful! I broke off our engagement the next day.

じゃんじゃん! (^_^)/"
Q: Please show me example sentences with broke out.
A: I broke out the room crying. I broke out of my shell and became more confident.
Q: Please show me example sentences with broke up .
A: In general, i don't think "broken up" can be used in a lot of different contexts as it is not a common expression as you might think xd
But here are some of the few i can name you with "broke up" in the same tense you're using:


I broke up with my boyfriend

They broke up

The mirror broke up into pieces
Q: Please show me example sentences with broke down .
A: My car broke down yesterday when I was driving. The engine started making a loud banging noise, and then the car just stopped and wouldn't go anywhere.

I broke down and cried when I heard that she had passed away. She meant so much to me, I will really miss her.

The link below has the best definitions.
To stop working, to become very upset.

http://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/break-down
Q: Please show me example sentences with broke down.
A: She broke down in tears while watching a movie.

Synonyms of "Broke" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between #1 He's broke. and #2 He's broken. ?
A:
Hmm, I don't think it really matters because it's a sentence that everybody says and it sounds natural. We don't worry about if it's grammatically correct or not, because it sounds right.
Q: What is the difference between Broke and broke down ?
A: what i know is..
Broke: damaged
Ex: the glass has broke itself after falling from the table.

Broke down: car's malfunction
Ex: my car just broke down suddenly without any clear reasons
Q: What is the difference between broke-down and broke down ?
A: "Broke-down" isn't natural, but you can use "broke down" in a few different ways

"The car broke down" means the car stopped working.
"She broke down in tears" means that she started crying because she was very sad
Q: What is the difference between It's broke and It's broken and I'm sure that I've heard the second one several times, but grammatically Is not the first one correct? Or there is a rule that allowed the verb be with past participle? Thank you. ?
A: "It's broke" is neither common nor grammatically correct. I'm not sure if there's a specific rule, but usually saying "it's broke, he's broke, she's broke, they're broke" can only be used to describe financial downfalls.
Q: What is the difference between broke and break ?
A: "Broke" is past tense.
"He broke it yesterday"

"Break" is future tense.
"It is going to break"

However, "break" can also mean time off from something.
"I need a break from work"

Translations of "Broke"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? broke down
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? I'm broke
A: I'm broke.
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? broke up
A: Example: He broke up with his girlfriend.

Other questions about "Broke"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce broke.
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Q: I'm broke does this sound natural?
A: perfect
Q: I'm broke. does this sound natural?
A: Good.👍 :))
Q: I'm broke. does this sound natural?
A: It sounds natural

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