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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Whether the new couple also cut ties offline remains unconfirmed.
'I don't think even if you cut ties with a particular country, if it benefits that country to be entering into a commercial agreement with one who cuts its ties, I don't think they will sever that relationship.
VIRGIN Holidays has cut ties with all attractions using captured whales and dolphins for entertainment.
They also come as numerous Western nations and companies have cut ties with Huawei amid concerns about spying and how close ties between Huawei and the Chinese government might be.
Event of the Arab countries cutting ties On 5th June 2017, 5 Arab countries: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Yemen, UAE and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar.
The brand, synonymous with Irish rugby have been plough millions of sponsorship money into the club since they were amateur and their decision to cut ties comes as a blow.
The beer brand, synonymous with Irish rugby have been plough millions of sponsorship money into the club since they were amateur and their decision to cut ties comes as a blow.
Years later, she joined her brother Diamond Platnumz in WCB and cut ties with Kiba.
Weiss, the creators of HBO's famous show 'Game of Thrones', have cut ties with their longtime management company called, Management 360.
In addition, a source told Grazia magazine that (https://www.ibtimes.com/meghan-markle-cut-ties-her-friends-ahead-royal-wedding-2646998) Markle cut ties with her friends ahead of her royal wedding to Prince Harry.
Iraq is one of three countries in the Arab world that never cut ties with Syrian President Bashar Assad's government after its crackdown against anti-government demonstrations in 2011 led to civil war.
A spokesman for the music mogul said Cowell has cut ties with Modest Management and will no longer work with any artists managed by the company.
BANKING AND CREDIT NEWS-October 17, 2018--BlackRock not to cut ties with Saudi Arabia
The bank has already scaled down its operations in Europe and has effectively cut ties with the US.
Last April, Cardema announced that the commission had cut ties with non-profit Ten Accomplished Youth Organizations Awards Foundation Inc.