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What does breaking the ice means ?

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Asked by sudhakar kuruvada, 08 Mar '13 11:20 am
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Break the ice means overcome the initial shyness.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 08 Mar '13 11:29 am

 
  
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As it's used today, "breaking the ice" can have several colloquial or slang meanings. Most commonly, though, it simply refers to avoiding social awkwardness by virtue of creating familiarity or ease through convention. The phrase is several hundred years old, and has changed somewhat over the course of time.ccording to phrases.org.uk, the idiom "breaking the ice," or "to break the ice," was used at least as early as the 16th century in Europe. It is quite likely based on the literal practice of breaking through the ice of a frozen river or sea to prevent ships from becoming icebound. When ships were made of wood, the breaking of ice had to be performed by hand. Introduced in the 19th century, icebreaking ships are employed to this day for exactly this purpose.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 08 Mar '13 11:24 am

 
  
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Overcome the initial shyness.
Answered by Quest, 08 Mar '13 12:15 pm

 
  
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Chuppi torna or vivad hal kerna...
Answered by aflatoon, 08 Mar '13 11:49 am

 
  
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To start a conversation with someone you have not met before
also, initiate something new
Answered by Avtar Khalsa, 08 Mar '13 11:24 am

 
  
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Baraf todnaa.
Answered by rk, 08 Mar '13 11:22 am

 
  
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