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separate in English:

1. separation separation


One day apart seems like a separation of three years.
Making a clean separation between the "useful" and the "useless" is about as straightforward as drawing the fine line between water and ice.
Among married couples, there has been an increase in divorce and separation with the result that there are many more one-parent families.
The separation of gold from sand is problematic.
This town excels in waste separation.
Supposedly, everyone is connected to everyone else by, at most, six degrees of separation.

2. Split up


When did you split up with Marco?
My parents split up last year.
I'm not with Susan any more, we split up two weeks ago.
They split up after years of marriage.
She split up with her boyfriend, ponieważ się kłócili. She broke up with her boyfriend.
They decided to split up after 20 years of marriage.
It's been two years since they split up.
She split up with her boyfriend last week.
After 30 years toether my parents decided to split up
Ross and Rachel split up
I'm not with Ann any more, we split up two weeks ago.
Let's split up now and meet again at lunchtime.
My parents split up when I was three.
When people split up with someone, they often tear up their photographs.
My sister and herboyfriend split up last month

3. distinct


two entirely distinct languages
The company made a distinct contribution to the charity
Proponents of a newer study classify the golden-bellied mangabey as a distinct subspecies.
Imogen of the Internet has created a seminal classification of thirty distinct varieties of chatspeak, some now facing linguistic extinction.
distinctly = wyraźnie
Lenses with two distinct optical powers are also called "bifocals".
Cancer is not one but more than a hundred distinct diseases.
The word 'nationalism' is used in at least three distinct senses.
Definition something that is distinct is clearly different from other things of the same
Mary has a wonderfully distinct voice. I would recognise it anywhere!
His voice was quiet but every word was distinct.
Art Nouveau was also a movement of distinct individuals such as Gustav Klimt, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Alfons Mucha, René Lalique, Antoni Gaudí and Louis Comfort Tiffany, each of whom interpreted it in their own individual manner.
Δhe restaurant is divided into two distinct areas: a smoking and a non-smoking one.
His distinct formula for a flavoured syrup.
It is a distinct topic, don't mention it.

English word "separate"(distinct) occurs in sets:

Class dated 4.03

4. break up


We decided to break up.
I think Tommy and Carly are going to break up soon. They've been arguing so much.
I find it really hard to break up with
Schools break up in mid-July.
Schools break up on the 23rd for Christmas.
I break up with Ania.
break up the fight
Why did the Beatles break up?
They had to break up the party because of the neighbours’ complaints.
(usually no object; with an object, break up with [inseparable)]): end a personal relationship; "Tim and Julie aren't going steady any more. They got really angry with each other and broke up."
After five years of being with each other, they decided to break up
Schools break up for the summer holiday tomorrow.
Sorry to break up the party, but I have to go.
So when do the children break up for Christmas?
stop for holidays (of schools, etc.)/When do you break up for you summer holidays?

English word "separate"(break up) occurs in sets:

Phrasal verbs

5. take apart


Can you take apart her computer?
You must take apart this car to look what's is wrong

English word "separate"(take apart) occurs in sets:

Phrasal verbs- take

6. inseparable


They are inseparable.
He and I have been inseparable friends since our student days.
Jane and Sarah soon became inseparable companions.
In a maritime country, maritime matters are an inseparable part of a complex logistical system and are an integral part of the country's overall economic system.
Good health is inseparable from exercise and moderation.
Society and the individual are inseparable.
John and Peter are inseparable friends.

7. split over


v Footballer and wife split over affair with cleaner.

8. segregate


Women are segregated from men in a mosque.

9. disjoint



10. discrete


They are discrete elements usable in different combinations.
Time is viewed in a linear way and as a discrete commodity.

11. come apart


My world has come apart after the divorce.

12. separate


We'd like separate checks.
He wished to keep the bank accounts separate for tax purposes.
We'll also have to create a separate smoking section, won't we?
As more time passed, these Creoles became separate languages: Spanish, French, Italian, etc.
Pleased with The Pilgrim's Progress, my first collection was of John Bunyan's works in separate little volumes.
Soviet and Western observers have warned that if the Muslim republics do not join the commonwealth, they may from a separate group, setting up a volatile ethnic and religious split.
You can avoid foodborne illness by having separate cutting boards for meat and vegetables.
The separate names used for female nurses "kangofu" and male nurses "kangoshi", were unified in 2002 into "kangoshi".
Certainly there is nothing that will separate people more, and nothing so easy to slip into.
Is it easy to separate eggs, that is to separate the white part from the yellow part?
In 1893, south africa was not one nation, but several separate provinces
I like to keep my work and my personal life separate.
I would like that in a separate folder. / 2. He sent two separate messages to two separate computers. / 3. It's like they're a separate species.
Writing two separate words when it should be written as one is a big problem in Norway.

English word "separate"(separate) occurs in sets:

101 - 200 verbos

13. from


Greetings from Poland.
The changes resulting from the women's movement have affected both women and men.
The goods ordered from England last month have not arrived yet.
I regret that a previous engagement prevents me from accepting your kind invitation.
From time to time, he goes to Tokyo on business.
Tom checked out a few books from the school library a few days ago.
The Balkan Mountain range runs across Bulgaria from west to east.
Each time I see Mary, I learn something new and important from her.
Could you please tell me again what school you graduated from?
The year after I graduated from college, I was finally able to find a job.
Tom managed to escape from the room where his kidnappers had kept him locked up.
It's still too hard to find a job. And even if you have a job, chances are you're having a tougher time paying the rising costs of everything from groceries to gas.
Father comes home from work about nine in the evening.
In most cases, car accidents result from lack of sleep.
Aside from that, is there anything else you want?

14. not joined