cut ties with (someone)

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cut ties with (someone)

To end or discontinue a relationship—romantic or otherwise—with someone or some group. Mary cut all ties with her family when she moved to New York City. The government began cutting ties with the war-torn country after its human rights atrocities came to light.
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It is such a big risk to cut ties with a man who understands every aspect of club matters that I think Wenger is just making everyone sweat.
Labour are looking to cut ties with the Co-op Bank by moving PS1million in loans to unionowned Unity Trust Bank.
Although Khloe had cut ties with the organization, she insisted that that she will continue to not wear fur.
to be true to its principles and cut ties with Hollywood actress Scarlett
It has agreed a deal in the last weeK to cut ties with the Chinese supplier from July, although it said the impact on sales in the current year would wipe out profits at an underlying level while a further currency blow would leave it with losses of PS1m overall.
Our relations with Iran were not cut, and we don't wish to cut ties with any Arab countries either, even those that are fighting against us", he said in reference to Egypt, which has taken a hard line against the Islamist group since the military overthrow of president Muhammad Mursi in July.
Tehran is reported to have threatened to cut ties with Cairo as Egyptian President Mohammad Morsi decided on Saturday to sever diplomatic relations with the Syrian regime and to back no-fly zone over Syria.
Summary: Damascus: The Syrian government on Sunday condemned Egypt's decision to cut ties with Damascus and .
Helga also claims Glock has cut ties with their three children and removed them from his company.
TUNIS, (SANA) A Tunisian former diplomat considered on Wednesday that the authorities in Tunisia did wrong when they cut ties with Syria, pointing out that relations between the two countries could be used to find solutions to the issue of sending Tunisians to fight in Syria.
According to the Miami-based company, Burger King cut ties with ABP Food Group's Irish subsidiary Silvercrest which supplied its meat for locations in Britain and Ireland after the supplier was investigated for selling beef products tainted with horse meat.
Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has condemned the killing of Hamas chief Ahmed Al-Jabari and has said Cairo should look to cut ties with Israel
It is about time that a modern nation like ours moved on and away from all the pomp and circumstance and cut ties with Monarchy and became a modern vibrant republic in all its democratic forms.
Others, including antiabortion advocates, applauded Komen's decision to cut ties with Planned Parenthood, which provides services that include abortions.
While the IAEA continues its work in Iran to determine the nature of its nuclear program, Western governments looking for long-term change in Iran should consider how the people of Iran will perceive their actions, particularly when a sizable minority of Iranians do not want to cut ties with these nations.