- 1Attack verbally: she tore into him: “Don’t you realize what you’ve done to me?”More example sentences
- Nasser Hussain had a reputation for verbally tearing into his bowlers, and Hoggard was one of his victims.
- Dáily Mirror columnist Sue Carroll tore into Jonsson's decision not to name her attacker.
- The Tracey Review tore into Captain Toohey's reasoning and his explosive conclusions, and this is the report the Government released last night.
- 2Make an energetic or enthusiastic start on: a jazz trio is tearing into the tune with gustoMore example sentences
- Holding the edge following a 9-8 triumph at Meadowbank a year ago, the Scots tore into attack.
- And it was the solid base provided by Nash and his defensive colleagues that enabled City's attackers to tear into Norwich in the second half.
- The 33-year-old Kaluwitharana, playing his first Test in two years, justified his selection by tearing into the Kiwi attack with 13 boundaries.
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