Phrasal verbs - Meaning of tear apart

Phrasal verbs

What does tear apart mean?

Here is the meaning of tear apart with examples:

"tear apart"


1. To tear or rip something to cause it to come apart.
2. To destroy.
3. To cause to separate.


Check the phrasal verb tear apart in a sentence:

1. She tore her ex-boyfriendís clothes apart in fury.
2. The bomb tore apart most of the town hall.
3. Ethnic war will tear the country apart.

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