Word of Mouth - Breaking in, breaking out and breaking up
The English language is relatively simple, according to many, especially when compared with French verbs and the unnecessary complications of learning whether a table or a wall is feminine or masculine.
But there is one dysfunctional part of the English language which most English speakers are totally unaware of, and those learning to speak English as a second language are known to throw up their hands and exclaim "quelle horreur!"
Meet the phrasal verbs. I will try to break you in gently...