go separate ways


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

Examples of go separate ways in a Sentence

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“Go separate ways.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20separate%20ways. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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