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tear apartphrasal verb
- 1to destroy something violently, especially by pulling it to pieces The dogs tore the fox apart.
- 2to make people in a country, an organization, or other place fight or argue with each other Racial strife is tearing our country apart.
- 3 to search a place, making it look messy and causing damage They tore the room apart, looking for money. synonym rip something apart