Übersetzung von “tear” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /teər/ us /teər/ present participle tearing, past tense tore, past participle torn

B1 to pull paper, cloth, etc. into pieces, or to make a hole in it by accident

strappare, stracciare
The nail tore a hole in my skirt. Il chiodo mi ha fatto un buco nella gonna.
be torn between something and something

to be unable to decide between two choices

essere dibattuto tra qualcosa e qualcos’altro
I’m torn between the apple pie and the chocolate biscuit. Non so decidermi fra la torta di mele e il biscotto di cioccolata.

Phrasal Verb(s)

noun uk /teər/ us /teər/

a hole in a piece of cloth, paper, etc. where it has been torn



noun uk /tɪər/ us /tɪər/

B1 a drop of water that comes from your eye when you cry

I was in tears (= crying) by the end of the movie. Ero in lacrime alla fine del film.
She burst into tears (= started crying) when she heard the news. È scoppiata a piangere quando ha saputo la notizia.

(Übersetzung von “tear” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)