What is the difference between "making a bid for freedom" and "making a break for freedom"? In which situations would one use one and not the other?
In the context you're referencing, a bid is
whereas a break is
The distinction is that a bid may or may not risk anything, whereas a break often risks much or all.
[References from NOAD]
protected by RegDwigнt♦ Dec 5 '12 at 14:24
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