break with

break with
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 — [v] part ways ditch, drop, jilt, reject, renounce, separate; concepts 21,30,180 …   New thesaurus

  • break with — verb end a relationship (Freq. 3) China broke with Russia • Hypernyms: ↑separate, ↑part, ↑split up, ↑split, ↑break, ↑break up • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

  • break with — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms break with : present tense I/you/we/they break with he/she/it breaks with present participle breaking with past tense broke with past participle broken with 1) break with someone/something to leave a group of… …   English dictionary

  • break with — phr verb Break with is used with these nouns as the object: ↑convention, ↑tradition …   Collocations dictionary

  • 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… …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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

  • break with something — ˈbreak with sth derived to end a connection with sth • to break with tradition/old habits/the past • He broke with the party on the issue of Europe. Main entry: ↑breakderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • break with precedent — or depart from precedent to change the way in which things have traditionally been done The club has broken with precedent and elected a female president …   English dictionary

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