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tear

verb uk   /teər/  us   /ter/ (tore, torn)

tear verb (PULL APART)

B1 [I or T] to pull or be pulled apart, or to pull pieces off: You have to be very careful with books this old because the paper tends to tear very easily. I tore my skirt on the chair as I stood up. A couple of pages had been torn out of/from the book.
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tear verb (HURRY)

[I + adv/prep] informal to move very quickly: He went tearing along the road after the bus.

tear

noun [C] uk   /teər/  us   /ter/
a hole in a piece of paper, cloth, or other material, where it has been torn
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