7 informal Jack tore down the street
sprint, race, run, dart, rush, dash, hasten, hurry, scurry, scuttle, scamper, hare, bolt, bound, fly, gallop, career, charge, pound, shoot, hurtle, speed, streak, flash, whizz, zoom, sweep, go like lightning, go hell for leather, go like the wind
informal pelt, scoot, hotfoot it, leg it, belt, zip, whip, go like a bat out of hell, step on it, get a move on, get cracking, put on some speed, stir one's stumps
Scottish informal wheech
informal, , dated cut along
archaic post, hie
[Antonyms] stroll, amble
- 1tear something down
- 2tear into someone
- their tyrannical father tore into all of his sonsattack, assail, hit, strike, let fly at, lay into, lash out at, set about, set upon, fall on, turn on, assault, beat, thrash, pound, pummel, wallop, hammer, pounce on, round on, pelt, drub;rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, chastise, chide, upbraid, take to task, pull up, castigate, lambaste, read someone the Riot Act, give someone a piece of one's mind, go on at, haul over the coals, criticize, censureinformal lace into, sail into, pitch into, let someone have it, get stuck into, paste, do over, knock about/around, rough upBritish informal have a go at
- 3tear someone off a strip British informal
- we are more at ease tearing our partner off a strip than telling them how much we value themreprimand, rebuke, scold, admonish, reprove, upbraid, chastise, chide, censure, castigate, lambaste, berate, lecture, criticize, take to task, read the Riot Act to, haul over the coalsinformal tell off, give someone a telling-off, dress down, give someone a dressing-down, bawl out, pitch into, lay into, lace into, blow up at, give someone a piece of one's mind, give someone an earful, give someone a roasting, give someone a rocket, give someone a rollickingNorth American informal chew out, ream outBritish vulgar slang bollock, give someone a bollocking
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