Definition of part company in English:

part company

1(Of two or more people) cease to be together; go in different directions: they parted company outside the Red Lion
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  • During the time that we spent together, we learned a lot about each other and when we parted company, it was outside my hotel room with a long kiss good night.
  • We will part company with the lie of ‘all getting together soon’ knowing how the rest of the evening will play out.
  • Marsha's companions on the night she was murdered will recount their movements; Louisa and Natasha went with Marsha to a cinema in Kingston and parted company with her when they took a separate bus home.
1.1(Of two or more parties) cease to associate with each other, especially as the result of a disagreement: the chairman has parted company with the club
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  • He parted company with the US in 1995 over his refusal to take on extra duties in player development, and the same year was dismissed by Mexico after lasting only three months in his second spell with that national side.
  • Basically, we didn't agree with some of the structures being implemented by the Board of Directors and decided that it would be in the best interests of everyone involved if we parted company with the club.
  • ‘I am shocked and disappointed to have parted company with Tottenham over the weekend only six matches into the new season,’ Hoddle said.
Synonyms
disagree with, fail to agree with, express disagreement with, be at variance/odds with, argue with, take issue with; decline/refuse to support, not ratify, protest against, object to, dispute, challenge, quibble over
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