To break in

Related to To break in: christen
To force in; as, to break in a door.
To train; to discipline; as, a horse well broken in.

See also: Break, Break

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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We have nothing of value, just some chairs and lamps but someone thought it acceptable to break in and cause chaos for us.
At 7pm on Sunday, the Dale Street Eatery was targeted when crooks tried to break in to the venue through the front door.
Beloof added that the reduced financial reward might mean that people willing to break in are more likely to be desperate.
The crooks never managed to break in, but on one occasion damaged the door so badly it had to be reinforced.