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pull sth apart

phrasal verb with pull uk   us   /pʊl/ verb

(DESTROY)

to destroy something by tearing it into pieces

(CRITICIZE)

to say that something, usually a piece of work, is very bad: The last essay I gave him he completely pulled apart.
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