Definition of give me a break in English:

give me a break


  • Used to express exasperation, protest, or disbelief.

    ‘give me a break—I just deliver the stuff’
    • ‘I am just trying to do my job, come on, give me a break.’
    • ‘I was twelve, give me a break. I didn't even speak English that well at that point.’
    • ‘If I was getting completely ripped off then I might say, ‘Come on, give me a break’.’
    • ‘Would any one genuinely expect serious electoral matters to be raised at a ‘works’ meeting? Come on, give me a break.’