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Here is an example of an 8-bar break in 4/4:
Phrase of 6 beats x 4 (taka dina dim)
Phrase of 5 beats x 4 (takita dim)
Phrase of 4 beats x 4 (taka dim)
Phrase of 3 beats x 4 (ta dim)
Phrase of 2 beats x 4 (dim dim
Followed by 3 x (groups of 5×3) (tadiginathom), a typical ending phrase.
Observe the logical structure of fill or break!