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Stand with your feet apart.
The explosion tore the plane apart.
If the problem is in the printer, we'll have to take the whole thing apart.
The book came apart in my hands.
We managed to drag the two men apart before they could harm each other.
Galbraith's views and my own are not far apart on the issue of free trade.
When the talks ended, the two sides seemed as far apart as ever.
Politically, Gorbachev and Thatcher were poles apart, but they became friends.
Costello lost his job, and soon afterwards his marriage fell apart.
The Health Service is coming apart, and only a large investment of cash can save it.
Yugoslavia was being torn apart by ethnic conflicts.
This is the British English definition of apart. View American English definition of apart.
to kill someone in a violent way