part company (with one)

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part company (with one)

To separate or depart (from someone); to stop associating (with someone). 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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The Belgian has not travelled to a pre-season training camp in Germany after being given extra time off by Villa, who are reluctant to part company with one of their best players.
It's a less than ideal situation, of course, but if Everton do have to part company with one of their big two this summer, I'd be urging them to make sure it's the Belgian who heads out the door, and not the understated Scouser.
Arsenal had been reluctant to part company with one of their prized assets - particularly so soon after losing former captain Cesc Fabregas - but announced they had reached a deal with City.
Sunderland had been reluctant to part company with one of their prized assets and an impressive advert for their youth system, but chairman Niall Quinn now says he will leave with their blessing.
His injury record and salary cap constraints are believed to be behind St Helens' decision to part company with one of the most decorated players of the Super League era.
That was the word emerging from Spain last night with Madrid ready to part company with one English legend - David Beckham - and welcome another in Gerrard next summer.
While Villa prepare to part company with one striker, Julian Joachim is expected to be fit to face his former club in tomorrow's first leg at Villa Park.
Sunderland had been reluctant to part company with one of their prized assets, but chairman Niall Quinn said Henderson leaves with their blessing.
Blues boss David Moyes is a big fan of the 23-year-old Portugal international midfielder, but the Lions have consistently refused to part company with one of their biggest assets.
But Wilson is in no hurry to part company with one of his most prized assets.
Sunderland's scouts have kept a close eye on the 19-year-old in recent weeks and, although Bantams boss Bryan Robson is reluctant to part company with one of his best young players, the club's perilous financial situation could force him to sell.
His injury record and salary cap constraints are believed to be behind the decision to part company with one of the most decorated players of the Super League era.