detach (someone or something) from (someone or something)

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detach (someone or something) from (someone or something)

To separate someone or something from its connection to someone or something else. This phrase can be used literally or figuratively. I detached the broken shutters from the house. When the teacher realized that I was the one talking, she detached me from the rest of my classmates for a scolding.
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detach someone or something from someone or something

to separate or disconnect someone or something from someone or something. The high command detached Wallace from his platoon. The technician detached the sensors from Harry's chest.
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Coleen says YOU sound physically and emotionally detached from one another.
The two displays can also be detached from one another, allowing people to start using either one of them as tablets.
Imre Makovecz lived and worked for rescuing the Hungarian spirit, this is what he expressed with his buildings, plans and writings, and this is what he taught us, too: self-awareness and national awareness, the science of connecting together Hungarian communities detached from one another, the science of connecting together the sky and the Earth, the Prime Minister said in remembrance of the architect who died in 2011.
First, despite our Facebook and Twitter fetishes, Americans have never been more detached from one another, or lonelier.
Quoted in Sunday newspapers, Collins said: "No disrespect to the other Scottish teams, but they're not clever enough players or quick enough thinkers to punish us when we do become detached from one another.
The locomotives became detached from one another, the second mounting the northbound platform and causing damage to the station.
There's one illusion where her head, hands and legs all seem detached from one another but you'll never know why.
All these notions indicate that politics and the office of the President could not be detached from one another.
The half-ton piece of plaster detached from one of the soaring arches of the landmark building more than two weeks ago and crashed into its upper platform.
fore-closed) might not "connect" and might be distant or detached from one another.
By now, Leipzig's Hochschule fur Grafik und Buchkunst's prize pupil's signature style is well known: the exquisite painterly composition of scenes that refuse to cohere in space or time; busy details that open out into echoing voids; recurrent characters or archetypes (the worker, the farmer, the soldier) that seem utterly detached from one another; drab or lurid color applied in a manner ranging from grand to stolid to whimsical all on the same canvas; and an imposing catalogue of influences (Bruegel, Delacroix, David, Max Beckmann, Max Ernst, Balthus, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter, Martin Kippenberger) overridden by a Soviet-era socialist realism perhaps too readily dismissed as merely ironic.
Under commonhold rules, flats or offices - which may be on different floors in the same building or detached from one another - are subdivided into freehold units.
Though they never wholly forgot their early familial ties, Augustus and Gwen thus became more singular and detached from one another as the years passed.
During the 30 days following repair there was one major adverse effect: A clip detached from one leaflet in one patient.
The cone-shaped assembly became detached from one of the aircraft's engines and landed on a Los Angeles beach along with two other chunks of metal that fell from the aircraft.