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tear sb/sth apart

phrasal verb with tear uk   /teər/  us   /ter/ verb (tore, torn)
C2 to ​criticize something or someone ​severely: The ​speaker was ​applauded as he ​toreapart the ​prime minister's ​policies.
(Definition of tear sb/sth apart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tear sb/sth apart”
in Chinese (Simplified) 严厉批评…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嚴厲批評…
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