tear sb away Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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tear sb away

phrasal verb with tear uk   /teər/  us   /ter/ verb (tore, torn)
to make someone ​stop doing something ​enjoyable, usually because they have to go ​somewhere or do something ​else: I'll ​bring Tim, if I can ​tear him away from the TV. You could come to the ​party with us, if you can ​tearyourself away from that new ​boyfriend of yours!
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