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tear1 British & World English

Pull (something) apart or to pieces with force

tear2 British & World English

A drop of clear salty liquid secreted from glands in a person’s eye when they cry or when the eye is irritated

drag ass British & World English

Hurry or move fast

cut something to ribbons British & World English

Cut (or tear) something so badly that only ragged strips remain

tear into British & World English

Attack verbally

tear duct British & World English

A passage through which tears pass from the lachrymal glands to the eye or from the eye to the nose

tear gas British & World English

Gas that causes severe irritation to the eyes, chiefly used in riot control to force crowds to disperse

tear-off British & World English

Denoting something that is removed by being torn off, typically along a perforated line

tear-jerker British & World English

A sentimental story, film, or song, calculated to evoke sadness or sympathy

tear sheet British & World English

A page that can be or has been removed from a newspaper, magazine, or book for use separately

drag ass in ass2 British & World English

Hurry or move fast

tear oneself away British & World English

Leave despite a strong desire to stay

tear one's hair out British & World English

Feel extreme desperation

tear someone/thing apart British & World English

Destroy something, especially good relations between people

tear someone/thing down British & World English

Demolish something, especially a building

tear someone/thing apart in tear1 British & World English

Destroy something, especially good relations between people

tear someone/thing down in tear1 British & World English

Demolish something, especially a building

tear someone/thing to pieces British & World English

Criticize someone or something harshly

tear someone/thing to shreds British & World English

Criticize someone or something aggressively

tear someone limb from limb British & World English

Violently dismember someone

tear oneself away in tear1 British & World English

Leave despite a strong desire to stay

tear someone/thing to shreds in shred British & World English

Criticize someone or something aggressively

tear someone/thing to pieces in piece British & World English

Criticize someone or something harshly

cut something to ribbons in ribbon British & World English

Cut (or tear) something so badly that only ragged strips remain

tearaway British & World English

A person who behaves in a wild or reckless manner

teardown British & World English

An act of completely dismantling something

teardrop British & World English

A single tear

wear1 British & World English

Damage or deterioration sustained from continuous use

shred British & World English

A strip of material, such as paper, cloth, or food, that has been torn, cut, or scraped from something larger

tear or pull someone/thing to pieces in piece British & World English

Criticize someone or something harshly

tear1 English Thesaurus

I tore up the letter

tear2 English Thesaurus

tears ran down her cheeks

tear English-Spanish

romper*, rasgar*

tear at English-Spanish

arañar

tear up English-Spanish

romper*

tear away English-Spanish

you can't tear him away from his computer

tear down English-Spanish

derribar, tirar abajo

tear into English-Spanish

emprenderla a golpes con, arremeter contra

tear off English-Spanish

arrancar*

tear-off English-Spanish

de taco


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