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break a habit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreak a habitbreak a habitSTOP DOING somethingto stop doing something that you do regularly, especially something that you should not do a new drug which helps smokers to break their habit break
Examples from the Corpus
break a habitI'd once helped her break a habit.These three actions are vastly superior to breaking a habit by will-power alone.It is important to understand that we are breaking a habit, for we have been conditioned to react in this way.
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