Definition of tear into phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


tear into

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs

    tear into somebody


    tear into something

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  1. 1to attack somebody/something physically or with words The wind tore into him.
  2. 2to start doing something with a lot of energy They tore into their food as if they were starving. The band tore into their opening number.
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