v.break off a friendship
When I knew all about his past I parted company with him at once.
She seems to have given up all her old friends.
v.break off/cut off diplomatic relations
The two countries restored diplomatic relations after a 16-year rupture.
The United States broken off diplomatic relations with Cuba in1961.
- "断" and "交" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
They broke off their friendship for some trifles.
The two countries have completely severed diplomatic relations.