tear definición, tear significado | diccionario de inglés definición

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tear

  
[1]  
      n  
1    a drop of the secretion of the lacrimal glands  
   See       tears  
2    something shaped like a hanging drop  
a tear of amber        (Also called)    teardrop  
     (Old English tear, related to Old Frisian, Old Norse tar, Old High German zahar, Greek dakri)  
  tearless      adj  
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tear   [2]  
      vb   , tears, tearing, tore, torn  
1    to cause (material, paper, etc.) to come apart or (of material, etc.) to come apart; rip  
2    tr   to make (a hole or split) in (something)  
to tear a hole in a dress     
3    intr; often foll by: along   to hurry or rush  
to tear along the street     
4    tr; usually foll by: away or from   to remove or take by force  
5    when intr, often foll by: at   to cause pain, distress, or anguish (to)  
it tore at my heartstrings to see the starving child     
6    tear one's hair  
Informal   to be angry, frustrated, very worried, etc.  
      n  
7    a hole, cut, or split  
8    the act of tearing  
9    a great hurry; rush,   (See also)        tear away       tear down       tear into       tear off       torn  
     (Old English teran; related to Old Saxon terian, Gothic gatairan to destroy, Old High German zeran to destroy)  
  tearable      adj  
  tearer      n  

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tear

  

      vb  
1    claw, divide, lacerate, mangle, mutilate, pull apart, rend, rip, rive, run, rupture, scratch, sever, shred, split, sunder  
2    barrel (along)     (informal, chiefly U.S. & Canad.)   belt     (slang)   bolt, burn rubber     (informal)   career, charge, dart, dash, fly, gallop, hurry, race, run, rush, shoot, speed, sprint, zoom  
3    grab, pluck, pull, rip, seize, snatch, wrench, wrest, yank  
      n  
4    hole, laceration, mutilation, rent, rip, run, rupture, scratch, split  

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Consulte también:

tear away, tear down, tear duct, tear gas

blood, sweat and tears id.
expression referring to a high amount of effort, dedication, endurance for pursuing a cause, achieving a goal
He put blood, sweat and tears in making this movie

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