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English definition of “tear sth off”

tear sth off

phrasal verb with tear
 
 
/teər/ verb (past tense tore, past participle torn)
to quickly remove your clothes: He tore off his shirt and jumped into the stream.Removing and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
(Definition of tear sth off from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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