①to divide, or to make a group of people divide, into smaller groups that have very different opinions【v.分裂,使分裂(成不同的派别)】
②to divide, or to make sth divide, into two or more parts.【v.分开,使分开(成为几个部分)】
③to divide sth into two or more parts and share it between different people, activities, etc.【v.分担；分摊；分享】
④ to leave sb and stop having a relationship with them.【(和某人)断绝关系,分手；离开(某人)】
⑤(old-fashioned, informal) to leave a place quickly.【(迅速)离开,走】
①The committee split over government subsidies.
②She split the class into groups of four.
③She split the money she won with her brother.
④The singer split with his wife last June.
①split up (with sb) (和某人)断绝关系,分手
【to stop having a relationship with sb】
①My parents split up last year.
②She's split up with her boyfriend.
②split sb up 使断绝关系；拆散
【to make two people stop having a relationship with each other】
My friend is doing her best to split us up.
[scode type="green"]take sth with a pinch of salt
If you take something with a pinch of salt, you do not believe that it is completely accurate or true.
The more miraculous parts of this account should be taken with a pinch of salt.
①salt of the earth 人中豪杰;社会中坚;吃苦耐劳的人
【If you describe someone as the salt of the earth, you have a lot of respect for them as the type of person who deals with difficult or demanding situations without making any unnecessary fuss.】
Most of the people there are salt-of-the-earth, good, working-class people.
②rubs salt into the wound 往伤口上撒盐;雪上加霜;落井下石
【If someone or something rubs salt into the wound, they make the unpleasant situation that you are in even worse, often by reminding you of your failures or faults.】
I had no intention of rubbing salt into a friend's wounds, so all I said was that I did not give interviews.