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    split up & break up

    Split up and break up .. what is difference between split up and break up ?


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    Smile Re: split up & break up

    Quote Originally Posted by Arda View Post
    Split up and break up .. what is difference between split up and break up ?
    In the context of a relationship between or among people, they mean the same thing. The relationship could be between two people, such as a marriage, or the relationship could be between or among people that are doing business together in some way.

    These expressions - phrasal verbs - can be used in a number of contexts, so it might be a good idea to post some sentences and ask whether or not the two expressions are interchangeable.


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    Re: split up & break up

    If you are talking about a romantic relationshiph that has ended, there is no difference at all.

    I heard they split up. I heard they broke up.

    (Oops - there wasn't a response when I started typing. Didn't mean to be redundant.)


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    Re: split up & break up

    thank you a lot for answers;) i understood ;)

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