break into

break into  {v.}
1. To force an entrance into; make a rough or unlawful entrance into.
Thieves broke into the store at night.
2.  {informal}
To succeed in beginning (a career, business, or a social life)
He broke into television as an actor.
3. To interrupt.
He broke into the discussion with a shout of warning.
4. To begin suddenly.
He broke into a sweat.
She broke into tears.
The dog heard his master's whistle and broke into a run.
Categories: career informal verb