break from (someone or something)

idiom

: to end a relationship, connection, or agreement with (someone or something)
She recently broke from the organization she helped found.
breaking from tradition/stereotypes

Examples of break from (someone or something) in a Sentence

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“Break from (someone or something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/break%20from%20%28someone%20or%20something%29. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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