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Breaking New Ground ( doing what has not been done before ... )

"Breaking New Ground"

Doing something which has not been done before is "breaking new ground".

Example: "No one in our family has ever married a foreigner. You are breaking new ground."

When you are the first to do it, you are breaking new ground.

Example: "No one has ever sold a product like that here. You will be breaking new ground."

To break new ground is to do something new or in a place where it has never been done before.

Example: "They are such a great technology company, always breaking new ground."

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