break with someone

break with someone
break with (someone/something) to end a friendly relationship with a person or organization.

In Nadia's version of events, she was the one to break with Howard.

Barnhart broke with other tobacco companies when he announced that he was settling several major lawsuits.


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  • break with something — break with (someone/something) to end a friendly relationship with a person or organization. In Nadia s version of events, she was the one to break with Howard. Barnhart broke with other tobacco companies when he announced that he was settling… …   New idioms dictionary

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  • break up with someone — break up with (someone) to end a romantic relationship with someone. Many times I was ready to break up with Bill, and then he d be nice and I d decide I shouldn t …   New idioms dictionary

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  • break faith with someone — break faith with (something/someone) formal to stop supporting an idea or person, especially by not doing what you promised to do. She claims that the government has broken faith with teachers by failing to give additional funds to education …   New idioms dictionary

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  • fuck around with someone — 1. AND fuck someone around tv. & in. to harass or ntimidate someone; to give someone a hard time. (Taboo. Usually objectionable.) □ Don’t fuck around with me all the time! Give me a break. □ You fuck me around too much. I’m quitting! 2. in. to… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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