Writing Tips: Spot the Difference (11): Break vs Brake

It’s been a while since I’ve done one of these, but I’ve noticed this one being mixed up lately…

Break – to smash, split, or divide into parts violently; reduce to pieces or fragments

Brake – a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction.

The driver hit the brakes to avoid breaking through the barrier.

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