As threshing separates the wheat from the chaff, so does affliction purify virtue.
No ifs, no buts - we will not share the pound if Scotland separates from the U.K.
The Devil is like a strainer that separates the mud from the gold.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
Sample clearances and roll-out plans is what separates mix-tapes & albums.
Self-discipline is what separates the winners and the losers.