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give way

How to sign: break down, literally or metaphorically
"The wall collapsed"; "The business collapsed"; "The dam broke"; "The roof collapsed"; "The wall gave in"; "The roof finally gave under the weight of the ice";

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Similiar / Same: collapse, fall in, cave in, founder, give, break

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Within this category: implode, buckle, flop, break, slump

give way

How to sign: stop operating or functioning
"The engine finally went"; "The car died on the road"; "The bus we travelled in broke down on the way to town"; "The coffee maker broke"; "The engine failed on the way to town"; "her eyesight went after the accident";

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Similiar / Same: go bad, conk out, fail, die, give out, break down, break, go

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Within this category: crash, blow out, misfire, malfunction

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