Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “tear” en inglés

See all translations

tear

noun uk   /tɪər/ us    /tɪr/
B1 [C usually plural] a drop of salty liquid that flows from the eye, as a result of strong emotion, especially unhappiness, or pain: tears of remorse/regret/happiness/joy/laughter Did you notice the tears in his eyes when he talked about Diane? Why do arguments with you always reduce me to tears (= make me cry)? I won't shed (any) tears (= I will not be unhappy) when he goes, I can tell you!burst into tears B1 to suddenly start to cryin tears B1 crying: I found him in tears in his bedroom.

tear

verb [I] uk   /tɪər/ us    /tɪr/
US (of eyes) to produce tears: Why do our eyes tear when we're cutting onions?
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of tear noun, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de tear
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “tear” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día

justice

fairness in the way people are dealt with

Palabra del día

A certain je ne sais quoi: French words and phrases used in English

by Liz Walter,
January 21, 2015
It is an odd irony that the more sophisticated your use of English is, the more likely you are to use French words and phrases. Or, to be more accurate, ones you know to be French – words such as ballet, au pair, abattoir, fiancé, café, and restaurant are so entrenched in

Aprende más 

flower beard noun

January 19, 2015
a beard adorned with flowers And some of said beard-rockers are even turning it up a notch, painting trend on top of trend with what’s come to be known as ‘the flower beard.’

Aprende más