tore apart


tore apart
ripped to shreds, ripped apart, pulled to pieces

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Tore Segelcke — Tore Dyveke Segelcke (born Løkkeberg in Fredrikstad, 23rd April 1901, died in Oslo, 22nd September 1979) was a Norwegian actress.She was the sister of Georg Løkkeberg; and married from 1927 42 to her colleague Lasse Segelcke, and from 1945 1959… …   Wikipedia

  • apart — a|part [ ə part ] function word *** Apart can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: We had to take the engine apart. after the verb to be : I m never happy when we re apart. as an adjective (only after a noun): Madagascar is a world apart …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • apart */*/*/ — UK [əˈpɑː(r)t] / US [əˈpɑrt] adjective, adverb Summary: Apart can be used in the following ways: as an adverb: We had to take the engine apart. after the verb to be : I m never happy when we re apart. as an adjective (only after a noun):… …   English dictionary

  • Tore — Tear Tear (t[^a]r), v. t. [imp. {Tore} (t[=o]r), ((Obs. {Tare}) (t[^a]r); p. p. {Torn} (t[=o]rn); p. pr. & vb. n. {Tearing}.] [OE. teren, AS. teran; akin to OS. farterian to destroy, D. teren to consume, G. zerren to pull, to tear, zehren to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tear apart — verb express a totally negative opinion of (Freq. 1) The critics panned the performance • Syn: ↑pan, ↑trash • Hypernyms: ↑disparage, ↑belittle, ↑pick at …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear apart — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms tear apart : present tense I/you/we/they tear apart he/she/it tears apart present participle tearing apart past tense tore apart past participle torn apart 1) to make someone feel very sad, upset, or worried… …   English dictionary

  • tear apart someone — tear apart (someone/something) 1. to severely criticize someone or something. The critics tore apart his first novel, but he never gave up and finally achieved great success. His teachers tore him apart for cheating on the test. 2. to hurt… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear apart something — tear apart (someone/something) 1. to severely criticize someone or something. The critics tore apart his first novel, but he never gave up and finally achieved great success. His teachers tore him apart for cheating on the test. 2. to hurt… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear apart — (someone/something) 1. to severely criticize someone or something. The critics tore apart his first novel, but he never gave up and finally achieved great success. His teachers tore him apart for cheating on the test. 2. to hurt someone or… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear apart — verb a) to tear or rip something to cause it to come apart She tore her ex boyfriend’s clothes apart in fury. b) to destroy The bomb tore apart most of the town hall …   Wiktionary


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