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Definition of pump (one's) breaks

pump (one's) breaks

  • To stop (from usually doing something dumb).
    You Better pump your breaks.

    Last edited on Dec 22 2002. Submitted by Monica C. from Palmdale, CA, USA on Dec 22 2002.

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