live apart (from someone)

(redirected from living apart)

apart from

Except for; excluding. Apart from math, my grades are very good this semester. I love this car—apart from the price tag, of course.
See also: apart

live apart (from someone)

To live in a separate location from someone with whom one formerly shared a house. My parents aren't divorced, but they've been living apart for the last few years. I just think we should live apart from each other for a while, at least until all these legal issues are resolved.
See also: apart, live
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

live apart

(from someone) to live separated from a person whom one might be expected to live with. John lives apart from his wife, who has a job in another city. He lives apart, but they are still married.
See also: apart, live
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

apart from

Also, aside from. Besides, except for. For example, Apart from jogging occasionally in the park, she gets no exercise, or Aside from Sunday dinner with his parents they have not gone out for months. The first term dates from the early 1600s, the variant from the early 1800s.
See also: apart
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
See also:
References in classic literature ?
She would never know freedom in love, but would remain forever a guilty wife, with the menace of detection hanging over her at every instant; deceiving her husband for the sake of a shameful connection with a man living apart and away from her, whose life she could never share.
Yet the existing ballads yielded slowly, lingering on in the remote regions, and those which have been preserved were recovered during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by collectors from simple men and women living apart from the main currents of life, to whose hearts and lips they were still dear.
But he does not want me back; he wants my child; and gives my friends to understand that if I prefer living apart from him, he will indulge the whim and let me do so unmolested, and even settle a reasonable allowance on me, provided I will immediately deliver up his son.
The party wants voters to back radical new proposals to allow married couples to apply for a split after living apart for two years.
"We agreed not to disclose our baby to the public before we made up our minds, but P-Goon unilaterally unveiled a photo of the baby while we were living apart."
But the Oscar-winner is at the latest star name to undertake of one of the most unusual celebrity couple trends - living apart together.
Summary: Police suspect that Soumya, who was living apart from her husband, had fed them rat poison
Never mind how the boy will cope, how will the parents adjust to living apart from him in the week?
Now I am permanently single and I kind of enjoy it Artist Tracey Emin People might think I've got everything, but a sweeping staircase and designer handbag doesn't really do it for me Singer Louise Redknapp who is now living apart from husband Jamie Redknapp Badness is universal, but there is an outrageous, startlingly visual badness in behaviour that happens in Hollywood.
LOUISE Redknapp shows off her flair for performing in newly released photos from the stage production of Cabaret, just days after confirming she and husband Jamie Redknapp are living apart.
"People might look at me and think I've got everything, but a sweeping staircase and designer handbag doesn't really do it for me" - Former singer Louise Redknapp confirming that she and her husband Jamie Redknapp are living apart, adding that she felt like a Stepford Wife.
LOUISE REDKNAPP has broken her silence on the marriage rumours surrounding her and husband Jamie - admitting the pair are living apart.
Synopsis: How does a couple stay connected when living apart is their norm?
This paper introduces a third solution, living apart, and uses data from original surveys to estimate the prevalence and identify predictors of all three solutions among new entrants to the junior PhD job market in economics.