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tear sth down

phrasal verb with tear uk   /teər/  us   /ter/ verb (tore, torn)
C2 to intentionally destroy a building or other structure because it is not being used or it is not wanted any more: They're going to tear down the old hospital and build a new one.
Translations of “tear sth down”
in Chinese (Traditional) 推倒,拆毀…
in Russian сносить (здание)…
in Turkish yıkmak, yerle bir etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 推倒,拆毁…
in Polish burzyć coś, wyburzyć coś…
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