interrupt


interrupt
01. The class was [interrupted] by the sound of a fire alarm.
02. Please don't [interrupt] while your mother and I are talking.
03. We [interrupt] this program to bring you a special emergency bulletin.
04. Brandy tried to speak to her boss about a raise, but she kept getting [interrupted] by phone calls the boss had to take.
05. The soccer game was temporarily [interrupted] by a sudden, short downpour of rain.
06. Could you guys please keep quiet for a while? I'd like to be able to do my work without [interruption] so that I can finish it for tomorrow.
07. Jennifer's law career was [interrupted] for a few years due to her becoming a mother.
08. Race car driver Mario Andretti once said, "Circumstances may cause [interruptions] and delays, but never lose sight of your goal."
09. Maurice Chevalier once said that an artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, [uninterrupted] conversation with his public.
10. There is a Chinese proverb which states that the man who says it cannot be done should not [interrupt] a man who is doing it.
11. Rod Serling once observed that it is difficult to produce a quality television documentary when every twelve minutes one is [interrupted] by twelve dancing rabbits singing about toilet paper.
12. In some countries, [interrupting] a person who is speaking is not considered rude.
13. Someone once joked that some people never let ideas [interrupt] the easy flow of their conversation.
14. Zig Ziglar once suggested that those who say it can't be done are usually [interrupted] by others doing it.
15. Someone once joked, "Do you know what happens to little boys who continually [interrupt]? They grow up and make a fortune doing TV commercials."
16. The Japanese throne has been occupied by a member of the same family [uninterruptedly] since the sixth century.
17. Democratic rule in Fiji was [interrupted] by two military coups in 1987.
18. Someone once remarked that one of the best things about reading is that the exciting part will never be [interrupted] by a commercial.
19. If the breathing process is [interrupted], humans generally suffer irreversible brain damage after about three or four minutes without air.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • Interrupt —   [dt. »Unterbrechung«] der, eine Unterbrechung des aktuellen Prozesses, die ein Prozessor in regelmäßigen Abständen oder bei Vorliegen einer entsprechenden Anfrage vornimmt, um Systemroutinen bzw. die Anforderung abzuarbeiten. Der Prozessor… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Interrupt — In ter*rupt , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Interrupted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Interrupting}.] [L. interruptus, p. p. of interrumpere to interrupt; inter between + rumpere to break. See {Rupture}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To break into, or between; to stop, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interrupt — I verb arrest, balk, barge in, break, break in, butt in, cause to cease, cause to delay, cease, check, chime in, clog, come between, cut, delay, desist, disconnect, discontinue, disjoin, dissever, dissolve, distract, disturb, disunite, divide,… …   Law dictionary

  • interrupt — ► VERB 1) stop the continuous progress of. 2) stop (a person who is speaking) by saying or doing something. 3) break the continuity of (a line, surface, or view). DERIVATIVES interrupter (also interruptor) noun interruptible adjective… …   English terms dictionary

  • Interrupt — In ter*rupt , p. a. [L. interruptus, p. p.] Broken; interrupted. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • interrupt — *arrest, check Analogous words: suspend, stay, intermit, *defer, postpone: *intrude, obtrude, interlope, butt in: interfere, *interpose, intervene …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • interrupt — [v] bother, interfere arrest, barge in, break, break in, break off, break train of thought*, bust in*, butt in*, check, chime in*, come between, crash, crowd in, cut, cut in on*, cut off*, cut short*, defer, delay, disconnect, discontinue,… …   New thesaurus

  • interrupt — [in΄tə rupt′] vt. [ME interrupten < L interruptus, pp. of interrumpere, to break apart, break off < inter , between + rumpere, to break: see RUPTURE] 1. a) to break into or in upon (a discussion, train of thought, etc.) b) to break in upon… …   English World dictionary

  • Interrupt — This article is about computer interrupts. For the study of the effect of disruptions on job performance, see Interruption science. In computing, an interrupt is an asynchronous signal indicating the need for attention or a synchronous event in… …   Wikipedia

  • Interrupt — In der Informatik versteht man unter Interrupt (engl. to interrupt, unterbrechen) die kurzfristige Unterbrechung der normalen Programmausführung[1], um eine andere, meist kurze, aber zeitkritische Verarbeitung durchzuführen. Das auslösende… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • interrupt — verb ADVERB ▪ impatiently ▪ rudely ▪ What was I saying, before we were so rudely interrupted? ▪ angrily, harshly, sharply ▪ …   Collocations dictionary


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