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‘Broken’ as an adjective

Below are some examples of sentences from classic literature using the word ‘Broken’ as an adjective.

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“She now sat ensconced between them, chattering alternately in French and broken English.”

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

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Slate

“Let the child who broke her slate come forward!”

From ‘Jane Eyre’, by Charlotte Brontë.

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