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English definition of “tear sb/sth apart”

tear sb/sth apart

verb uk phrasal verb with tear   /teər/ us    /ter/ (tore, torn)
C2 to criticize something or someone severely: The speaker was applauded as he tore apart the prime minister's policies.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
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