How will you break it to him?

Mustermisstler

Senior Member
Spanish.Spain
Hi all,

I came across this expression in a book ...

This is the context :

A. You know he can't stand cats...and you want to get one..
How will you break it to him?
B.I don´t know yet..I'll think of something..

What is the meaning of the expression in blue above?

Convince him?
Thanks
 
  • españolita80

    Senior Member
    Spain Spanish
    Hola,

    (Cambridge)
    break it/the news to sb:
    to tell someone about something unpleasant which will affect or upset them

    españolita
     
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