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1 Nov 2009 — Breaking

How do breaking and broken differ in meaning?

 

Breaking news: a broken cable stops evening traffic on the Bay Bridge.
Breaking news: a broken cable stops evening traffic on the Bay Bridge.

 

 

 

Click the option(s) that improve(s) the sentence.

 

1.

 

News is breaking: a cable that broke stops evening traffic on the Bay Bridge.

 

 

 

 

2.

Breaking news (expression) : a broken cable (literal or word-for-word meaning).

 

 

 

 

3.

Breaking (ongoing) news: a broken (completed) cable stops evening traffic on the Bay Bridge.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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