adj [pred 作表语] ~ (from sb) no longer living together as a married couple (but not necessarily divorced) 分居（未必离婚）
*I'm separated from my wife. 我和妻子分居了.
* We're separated. 我们分居了.
1. Two widely separated strings hang from a ceiling. Even though you can't reach both at once, is it possible to tie their ends together, using only a pair of pliers? 两根相距甚远的绳子分别从天花板上垂下来。尽管你无法同时够到两根绳子，但有没有可能只用一把钳子就把两根绳子系到一起呢？
2. Twins separated at birth do sometimes share personality characteristics, but such characteristics in a cloned son or daughter would only be reminders of the child who was lost. 一出生就被分离的双胞胎，有时可能有相同的个性特征，但是这种相同的个性特征表现在克隆的儿子或女儿身上，只能令人想起失去的孩子。
3. That's when a scientist in Denmark separated cells from a sheep's embryo (胚胎). 但1984年，一位丹麦科学家从一只绵羊的胚胎中分离出了细胞。
4. No matter what their I Q, once again it was emotional intelligence that separated the stars from the average performers. 不论他们的智商有多高，还是情感智能使得杰出人物有别于表现平庸者。
5. After having been wounded towards the end of the war, he had been sent to hospital and was separated from his unit. 战争即将结束时，他负伤被送进医院，并与部队失去联系。
6. My fellow team members must have wondered how two people separated by three generations could be so close. 我的队友肯定对此感到惊讶：两个相隔三代的人怎么会如此亲密。
7. Oceania is a separate landmass, but it is separated from Asia by very shallow water. 大洋洲是一块单独的陆地, 但它与亚洲之间只隔着很浅的水域.
8. In one experiment, laboratory rats were separated into three groups. 在一个实验中，实验鼠被分成三组：
9. Folding partitions separated the living and dining areas. 折叠式的隔板将起居和吃饭的地方分开。