part company (with one)

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part company (with one)

To separate or depart (from one); to stop associating (with one). Though we'd all been close on the school trip, we parted company with one another once we were back home. John and Bill parted company following their disagreement about the band's style of music.
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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

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

1 (of two or more people) cease to be together; go in different directions. 2 (of two or more parties) cease to associate with each other, usually as the result of a disagreement.
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part ˈcompany (with/from somebody/something)


1 leave somebody; separate and go in different directions: We walked down into town together and then parted company at the station.They’ve finally parted company after a long, unhappy marriage.
2 disagree with somebody: I’m afraid I have to part company with you on the question of nuclear energy.
3 (humorous) come apart; separate: In the high winds the sail and the boat parted company.
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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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References in classic literature ?
In the midst of the prayer a fly had lit on the back of the pew in front of him and tortured his spirit by calmly rubbing its hands together, embracing its head with its arms, and polishing it so vigorously that it seemed to almost part company with the body, and the slender thread of a neck was exposed to view; scraping its wings with its hind legs and smoothing them to its body as if they had been coat-tails; going through its whole toilet as tranquilly as if it knew it was perfectly safe.
I think, therefore, that the time has come to part company with Captain Nemo."
It is not yet sure whether Maradona is back at Fujairah or not, but the initial decision to part company with the club by mutual consent was seen as rash.
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Despite Ancelotti's rejection, Milan are still expected to part company with current boss Filippo Inzaghi, who could only manage to lead the San Siro side to a 10th-placed finish in his first season in charge.
Allardyce (left) is set to part company with West Ham after staying up, while also praying the Hammers take something from Newcastle.
Allardyce is set to part company with West Ham after Sunday's game - and he could be gone within hours of the final whistle.
Farmer explained that Tullin has decided to part company with the Greenbacks due to family and work commitments.
Guzan admitted a desire to play first-team football was behind his decision to part company with Villa.
Leeds appear to have lurched from one crisis to another in recent seasons, the decision to part company with Reid coming soon after the announcement of British record annual losses.
WARRINGTON are to reluctantly part company with overseas trio Chris Leikvoll, Brent Grose and Henry Fa'afili because of salary-cap constraints.
May 9: Hearts part company with manager John Robertson.
In a brief statement, Frank McCarney, chairman of the George Eliot NHS Hospital Trust, said: "The trust and its chief executive, Mr Tucson Dunn, have agreed to part company with immediate effect.
After aboard meeting the clubhavealsodecided to part company with Teale.
He said: "I brought up the subject of money and Greg decided he didn't want me around." Fellow professionals will be amazed that Rusedski has been prepared to part company with the man who saved his career from an horrific slump.