break the ice (to)

 Initiate conversation; make the first sale of the day.
 ► “Twinning with North American cities helps to break the ice between Chinese and Canadian business executives.” (Canadian Business, Aug. 1994, p. 83)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Break the Ice — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Break the ice Sencillo de Britney Spears del álbum Blackout Lado B Everybody Lanzamiento …   Wikipedia Español

  • Break the Ice — «Break the Ice» Сингл Бритни Спирс из альбома Blackout …   Википедия

  • Break The Ice — Single par Britney Spears extrait de l’album Blackout Face B Everybody Sortie 7 Avril 2008 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Break the Ice — Single par Britney Spears extrait de l’album Blackout Face B Everybody Sortie 7 Avril 2008 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • break the ice — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To conquer the first difficulties in starting a conversation, getting a party going, or making an acquaintance. * /To break the ice Ted spoke of his interest in mountain climbing, and they soon had a conversation going./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • break the ice — {v. phr.}, {informal} 1. To conquer the first difficulties in starting a conversation, getting a party going, or making an acquaintance. * /To break the ice Ted spoke of his interest in mountain climbing, and they soon had a conversation going./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Break The Ice — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Break The Ice» Sencillo de Stratovarius del álbum Twilight Time Publicación 1992 Formato CD …   Wikipedia Español

  • break the ice — When you break the ice, you get over any initial embarrassment or shyness when you meet someone for the first time and start conversing …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • break the ice — ► break the ice start conversation at the beginning of a social gathering or between strangers. Main Entry: ↑ice …   English terms dictionary

  • break the ice — [v] be friendly and talkative lead the way, oil the works*, set at ease, socialize, start the ball rolling; concept 384 …   New thesaurus

  • Break the Ice — Infobox Single Name = Break the Ice Artist = Britney Spears from Album = Blackout B side = Everybody Released = March 28, 2008 (see release history) Format = Airplay, CD single, digital download, maxi single, 5 single, 12 single Genre =… …   Wikipedia

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