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have a meal, usually with company

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When you break bread together, hatchets are buried, differences are settled and hopefully understanding is created.
Certainly we suffer when our nearest and dearest are hurting--our families and friends with whom we break bread often.
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The highest compliment I can thus pay Let My People Go Surfing: The Education of a Reluctant Businessman is that I'd love to break bread with Yvon Chouinard.
PAUL Lawrie no longer has to pinch himself when he sits down to break bread at an Open champions dinner.
Then Phil tells us the stories of his grand tour of every AK47'd revolutionary clan he convinced to break bread with him.
The same spirituals learned in Sunday school--"Let Us Break Bread Together," "Go Tell It on the Mountain," "He's Got the Whole World in His Hand," were born when slaves, newly converted to Christianity, took words from the Bible, and turned them into religious songs and church rituals that many black churches still use today.
Sit down to break bread with someone else instead of shoveling your food alone.
I am honored and consider it a personal privilege to break bread with the plank owners of Combat Control.
Eucharist was centre stage, flanked by such hymns as Let Us Break Bread Together.
In this latter assignment we were fortunate to break bread with Lear--who was then producing the television series All in the Family--and suggest to him that he give "Meathead" (Archie's son-in-law) a vasectomy.
The kick-off is National Mix It Up at Lunch Day on November 21, 2002, during which students from across the country will make a commitment to sit someplace new and to break bread with someone new.
The reason for Captain's Tables is to enable and entice consumers who are alone to feel comfortable enough to break bread or munch burgers with others.
You're invited to break bread," it read, to create "a sense of community" by networking and sharing fellowship among African Americans in Oak Par.
But break bread with other queers, and the difference shows in every gesture you make.