Phrasal verb: break out

  1. break out
    Intransitive
    Meaning: to escape
    Example: The prisoner broke out of jail during the night.

Did you know that almost 1% of adults in the United States have been in jail?   That’s 1 in 100 people!  And about 500 of those prisoners break out per year.

This reminds me of a great movie.  Have you ever seen Shawshank Redemption?

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