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The forest is broken into small areas.

The forest is divided into small areas.

Do both of the above read equally well and convey the same idea to you? Thanks.
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"The forest is broken up into small areas"; the other sentence is fine.

The first implies that the forest naturally consists of small areas that are regarded as parts of the whole forest.
The second implies that there is a deliberate action taken to section the forest.
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Feebs11"The forest is broken up into small areas";

The first implies that the forest naturally consists of small areas that are regarded as parts of the whole forest.
I think one should differentiate between:

The forest is broken up into small areas. already done, its state
The forest is being broken up into small areas.
in the process
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Thanks, Feebs.
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