break short

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Synonyms for break short

interrupt before its natural or planned end

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Healy is currently on holiday with his girlfriend, Kelly Smith and another couple in Lanzarote, but is ready to cut his break short if the call comes in from the FAI.
It also wrecked my summer holidays because I had to cut my break short and report back to the club after feeling it on a couple of runs.
The Wigan winger has cut his summer break short to try and complete his move to Old Trafford.
I have got to cut my kids' break short by saying dad is going to play another golf tournament.
He cut his break short in August last year to take control of the force when the then deputy chief constable, Roger Aldridge, was facing allegations that he sexually harassed a colleague.
Venables was due to take a holiday in the Seychelles this weekend, but is expected to cut the break short if the offer of the job is made.
Venables was on holiday in the Seychelles at the weekend, but he is expected to cut the break short and attend today's announcement.
Jim Jefferies's successor claimed that players to taking their wages after displays like that was akin to theft and cut their winter break short to make them pay on the training ground.
A journey that the AA route map thingy advised me was going to take an advert break short of nine hours.
Unfortunately, David had to cut the break short to return for training.
Yesterday, the Home Secretary cut his break short by six days to witness dawn raids on freed foreign prisoners.