OHWAD-Basic words





to break up (literally: to tear)




Example sentences:

Másfél hónapja szakítottam a barátnőmmel.

I broke up with my girlfriend one and a half months ago.

[One-and-a-half month-ago broke-up-I the girlfriend-my-with.]


Mindig szakítanak és újra összejönnek.

They always break up and come back together.

[Always break-up-they and again together-come-they.]



Related terms:

bántalmaz – to abuse

elszakít – to tear sth. up (e.g. a sheet of paper)

otthoni erőszak – domestic violence

fájdalmas – painful

megcsal valakit – to cheat on so.

összejön – to get together

szakítás – break up (noun)

szétmegy – another term for “to break up” – to go apart

törött szív – broken heart

veszekedés – fight (verbal)



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