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split off

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsplit off phrasal verb1 SEPARATE (also split away) if one part of something splits off from the rest, it becomes completely separate from it from A huge lump of rock had split off from the cliff face.2 (also split away) if a small group of people split off from a larger group, they become separate from it from The group split away from the Green Party and formed the Environmental Alliance.3 BREAK split something ↔ off to separate one part of something and make it completely separate from the restsplit something ↔ off from This part of the business has now been split off from the main company. split→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
split fromMilitary sources said the unarmed plane split off from another MiG during a training flight east of the Golan Heights.After syndication, these warrants can be split off from the bond and traded separately.It was founded after the Price family split off from the merged company.Lithuanian Communists voted to split off from the national party.In the breeding season pairs split off from the social group and make a rough platform nest for two white eggs.Either modern Bactrians split off from these camels, he says, or they are entirely separate.split fromMilitary sources said the unarmed plane split off from another MiG during a training flight east of the Golan Heights.After syndication, these warrants can be split off from the bond and traded separately.It was founded after the Price family split off from the merged company.In the breeding season pairs split off from the social group and make a rough platform nest for two white eggs.Either modern Bactrians split off from these camels, he says, or they are entirely separate.
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Verb table
split
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysplit
he, she, itsplits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysplit
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave split
he, she, ithas split
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad split
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill split
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have split
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam splitting
he, she, itis splitting
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you, we, theyare splitting
Past
I, he, she, itwas splitting
you, we, theywere splitting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been splitting
he, she, ithas been splitting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been splitting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be splitting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been splitting
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