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part company (with someone)

Fig. to leave someone; to depart from someone. Tom finally parted company with his brother. They parted company, and Tom got in his car and drove away.
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part company (with somebody)

1. to end a relationship Rick and I parted company a long time ago, and I'm seeing someone else now. Related vocabulary: parting of the ways
2. to disagree That is an issue on which many people part company with the president.
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part company

Go separate ways; also, disagree about something. For example, After they reached the park Jeff and Jane parted company, or They parted company on their views of foreign policy. [Early 1700s]
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part company

/ways
1. To leave one another's presence; go away or separate.
2. To disagree or stop associating because of a disagreement.
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