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    break away

    Standing in the driveway, I watched my grown children drive off into the distance. I looked down the road until I could no longer see their vehicles.
    “They live too far away from me,” I said to myself.When did they break away and become parents of small children? Shouldn't that be me?”

    Does " break away" fit in the underlined part? I think they(=her children) break away (from the family) and become parents of small children.

    Does "Shouldn't" make sense in the other context?

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    Jason

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    Re: break away

    Which other context? Perhaps you mean 'in the other sense', but we can't answer that until we know what you regard as the primary one.

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