go separate ways

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Definition of go separate ways

1 : to end a relationship After 20 years of marriage, they decided to go their separate ways.
2 : to go in different directions after being together After dinner we went our separate ways.

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“Go separate ways.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20separate%20ways. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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