Went one's separate ways - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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go (one's) separate ways
1. Literally, to go to different places after parting. Once we got back to the first floor, Phil and I went our separate ways to our respective offices.
2. To end a relationship. My boyfriend and I went our separate ways because he wanted to get married, and I didn't.
go your separate ways 1 leave in a different direction from someone with whom you have just travelled or spent time. 2 end a romantic, professional, or other relationship.
go your separate ˈways (of two or more people) stop seeing each other socially, because you are living in different places, doing different jobs, etc: After school we went our separate ways.