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Turkish translation of “tear”

tear

verb
 
 
/teər/ (past tense tore, past participle torn)
DAMAGE SOMETHING [T] B1 to pull paper, cloth, etc into pieces, or to make a hole in it by accident
yırtmak, yırtılmak
The nail had torn a hole in my skirt.Tearing and breaking into pieces
BECOME DAMAGED [I] If paper, cloth, etc tears, it becomes damaged because it has been pulled.
yırtılmak, yırtmak, paramparça etmek
Tearing and breaking into pieces
tear sth out of/off/down, etc to remove something by pulling it quickly and violently
yırtarak almak/çıkarmak; yırtmak
She tore his picture down from the wall.Tearing and breaking into piecesRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewhere
tear along/about/past, etc informal to move somewhere very quickly
hızlıca hareket etmek
The kids were tearing around the house.Moving quickly
be torn between sth and sth to be unable to decide between two choices
iki şey arasında karar verememek; seçenekler arasında seçim yapamamak
I'm torn between the apple pie and the chocolate mousse. → See also pull/tear your hair outDecisions and decidingUncertaintyHesitatingAchievable
(Definition of tear verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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