parting of the ways
phrasal 1. a point of separation or divergence 2. a place or time at which a choice must be made

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • parting of the ways — phrasal 1. : the place where a road divides into two or more roads leading in different directions 2. a. : a point of separation or divergence (as for persons traveling together) b. : a point of decision : a place or time at which a choice must… …   Useful english dictionary

  • parting of the ways — {n. phr.} 1. The point where a road or path divides; a fork. * /They stood undecided at a parting of the ways, where a forest path forked./ 2. A time or place where a choice must be made; a deciding point. * /He had come to a parting of the ways …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • parting of the ways — {n. phr.} 1. The point where a road or path divides; a fork. * /They stood undecided at a parting of the ways, where a forest path forked./ 2. A time or place where a choice must be made; a deciding point. * /He had come to a parting of the ways …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • parting\ of\ the\ ways — n. phr. 1. the point where a road or path divides; a fork. They stood undecided at a parting of the ways, where a forest path forked. 2. A time or place where a choice must be made; a deciding point. He had come to a parting of the ways: he had… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • parting of the ways — a separation of two things or people because of a disagreement. We came to a parting of the ways because of our different ideas about what should be done to move the company forward. Related vocabulary: part company with someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • parting of the ways — crossroads, point where each must go his separate way …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parting of the ways — a point at which two people must separate or at which a decision must be taken. → particulates …   English new terms dictionary

  • (the) parting of the ways — the point at which two people or organizations separate. The parting of the ways came after a series of disagreements between the manager and the group s singer …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Parting of the Ways — Doctorwhobox number=170b serial name= The Parting of the Ways caption=The TARDIS crew face the Dalek Emperor and his army. show=DW type=episode doctor=Christopher Eccleston (Ninth Doctor) David Tennant (Tenth Doctor) companion=Billie Piper (Rose… …   Wikipedia

  • the parting of the ways — a/the ˌparting of the ˈways idiom a point at which two people or groups of people decide to separate • These events led to a final parting of the ways. Main entry: ↑partingidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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