Translation of "tear sth up" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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tear sth up

phrasal verb with tear uk /teər/ us /ter/ verb tore, torn

(PAPER)

C1 to tear paper into a lot of small pieces

撕碎(纸张)
He tore the letter up and threw it away. 他把信撕碎扔掉了。

More examples

  • She tore up his letter in front of his face.
  • I accidentally tore up the car documents.
  • The rabbits tore up all the newspaper we put in their hutch.

(AGREEMENT)

If you tear up an agreement, you refuse to accept it or be controlled by it any more.

撕毁(协议等)
She tore up the contract and walked out. 她撕毁合同,然后退席离开。

(Translation of “tear sth up” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)