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break (verb)


  1. Five minutes later Lampard entered the area with a strong run and [the ball]BALL broke [to Owen]RECIPIENT , who pounced to make it 2-0. [75337 / p6]
  2. Partizan controlled the play early on and worked the first chance on ten minutes as [Nenad Brnovic's deflected effort]MOVING_BALL broke [to Pierre Boya]RECIPIENT but his shot was palmed away by José Manuel Reina. [79756 / p4]
  3. That boldness paid off when Semak scored for the second time after 63 minutes, calmly slotting the ball past Letizi after [it]BALL broke [to him]RECIPIENT when Love's strike was blocked by Mario Yepes. [1077239 / p9]
  4. Van Galen burst into the box, and though Mielcarz knocked the ball off his feet, [it]BALL broke [for Huysegems]RECIPIENT who rolled it into the empty net to add to the two goals he scored against AJ Auxerre two weeks ago. [79751 / p5]
  5. [The loose ball]MOVING_BALL broke [to Matuzalem]RECIPIENT , who hit a first-time left-footed shot from 28 metres that Marshall got a hand to but could not stop flying past him. [1077188 / p8]
  6. With 25 minutes on the clock [the ball]BALL broke [to Nihat Kahveci]RECIPIENT [just inside the penalty area]TARGET but his fierce shot was superbly tipped over by home goalkeeper Antonios Nikopolidis. [75186 / p4]

Semantic relations


Frame elements

BALL [Ball] MOVING_BALL [Moving_Ball] RECIPIENT [Player] TARGET [On_The_Field_Location]

broke the ballto Owen
broke Nenad Brnovic's deflected...to Pierre Boya
broke itto him
broke itfor Huysegems
broke The loose ballto Matuzalem
broke the ballto Nihat Kahvecijust inside the penalty a...