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Not liable to break or able to be broken easily.‘the flask is guaranteed unbreakable’‘an unbreakable code’
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- ‘Sensible advice turns into creed, good habits into unbreakable laws.’
- ‘On a less conventional level it is about the unbreakable bond between siblings, the blurring of myth and reality and the journey between life and death.’
- ‘For in the end, fans have an unbreakable bond with their clubs.’
- ‘Many historians believe the Allies would have lost the war had it not been for their unbreakable code system.’
- ‘The important, unbreakable bond is between mother and daughter.’
- ‘But then unbreakable generosity of spirit ran through her nature like girders.’
- ‘Understated self-confidence and unbreakable positivity is his way.’
- ‘My unbreakable skeleton was breaking, and now I was certain there would be no escape.’
- ‘And I would have got away with it too, if it hadn't have been for that pesky unbreakable glass.’
- ‘The unhappy habit of self-abnegation seems to be unbreakable.’
- ‘Noteable characteristics of my mother's family include an unbreakable addiction to tea and a love of music.’
- ‘Despite spending regular spells in hospital, the youngster with the unbreakable spirit never let her illness get her down.’
- ‘And why don't they replace the glass with unbreakable plastic instead?’
- ‘The bond is unbreakable, either one able to feel the other's emotions.’
- ‘But remember, men, we have one invaluable weapon on our side: we have an unbreakable spirit to win!’
- ‘And on one lucky night, we might all witness Ray Allen break the unbreakable record.’
- ‘What had once seemed an unbreakable resolve - the hallmark of strong leadership - has begun to crumble at the edges.’
- ‘Intense unbreakable concentration marks the best of the hunters here.’
- ‘If Lenin, hard and unbreakable, was the axle of the Revolution, Trotsky was the roaring wheel.’
- ‘Disdainful of this so-called unbreakable barrier, Popov has shattered it a dozen times, leading the way for others.’
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