break short

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Verb1.break short - interrupt before its natural or planned end; "We had to cut short our vacation"
hang up - interrupt a telephone conversation
break, interrupt - terminate; "She interrupted her pregnancy"; "break a lucky streak"; "break the cycle of poverty"
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Your highness must break short this present mummery.
But they had to cut their break short for Neil to organise his trip.
What should not come into your thoughts right now is how you feel about the manager's decision to cut the summer break short.
But as much as he is in demand, 30-year-old James, who lives in Peckham in South London, seems unaffected, today treating all the Grantchester crew on set to ice cream as a surprise - and cutting his precious lunch break short to squeeze in interviews.
Disgusted Marty Myles was due to stay at the holiday park in Prestatyn for five nights but cut his break short after just one day because of the "shocking state of the accommodation", taking his wife and two children, aged four and 20 months, to a nearby hotel.
She is even cutting her summer break short so she can involve the new first year students immediately with plenty of events organised for freshers' week.
The 30-year-old insisted on cutting his post-World Cup break short to take part in Everton's tour of his home nation and is ensuring all of his team-mates are not treating the far flung excursion as a holiday.
The devoted daughter cut her break short when she heard the devastating news and rushed home to her father's side.