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break a link/tie/connection

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbreak a link/tie/connectionbreak a link/tie/connectionSTOP DOING somethingto end a relationship with a person or organization The US has now broken all diplomatic links with the regime. Sometimes it is necessary to break family ties in order to protect the child. break
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break a link/tie/connectionMr Eastwood argues it would break ties with local communities.Personnel changes confirmed the new liberalism in the Soviet Union and the attempt to break links with past behaviour.
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