Break the spaghetti in half and put it into the boiling water.
Don't play with the camera. You will break it!
Elliot claims that his business partner broke her contract.(過去式）
Twenty years in prison had not broken his spirit. (過去分詞組成動詞被動詞組：過去完成式）
Older bones tend to break more easily.
We used to have a toaster, but it broke.(過去式）
Can you lend me five dollars. I'm completely broke.
The company went broke earlier this year.
He had several broken ribs and a suspected broken leg. （過去分詞當名詞的修飾語）
In broken English she asked them for directions.
You can't use the microwave. It's broken. （過去分詞當主詞補語，屬形容詞性質。)
2011-11-14 15:25:05 補充：
My glasses were broken!這裡的broken是主詞補語，屬於形容詞。
2011-11-14 15:34:27 補充：
The glass slipped from her hand and broke into a dozen pieces.
所以你可以用簡單過去式來說：My glassess broke into serveral pieces yesterday.
但如果只寫My glasses broke.有句意不周全的問題。
2011-11-14 18:35:38 補充：
Macmillan English Dictionary for Advanced Learners 2007 edition