drops of salty liquid that flows from the eyes, especially because of pain or sadness
pull apart or into pieces by force, especially so as to leave irregular edges
scratch badly; wound by tearing
cause great pain to; make miserable; distress
move excitedly with great speed
a torn place in cloth, paper, etc.
"his story brought tears to her eyes"
"there was a rip in his pants"
"she had snags in her stockings"
"they went on a bust that lasted three days"
"he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"
"The rope snapped"
"tear the paper"
"planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
"The car tore down the street"
"He came charging into my office"
"pull a chicken"
"pluck the capon"
"Her eyes were tearing"
He must not flote upon his watry bear..With-out the meed of som melodious tear.
His pants were patched, never mind the tear in the seat.
出自： A. Brink
The hogs..scuffled over the snake, tore it apart.
出自： J. Agee
He had torn the letter into small bits.
出自： Sloan Wilson
The fumes were still so strong our eyes teared.
出自： Jayne Phillips
An automobile came tearing along the road.
Kate tore around from room to room, telling everybody the good news.
Tom, when are you going to stop tearing around and settle down?
He tore at the cover of the package.
The sight of her grief tore at his heart.
The exhibits were so interesting that we could hardly tear ourselves away from them.
She could scarcely tear herself away from the scene.
It was several hours before he could tear himself away from there.
He could not tear himself away from the book.
他放不下那本书。 tear sb/sth ⇔ away from sth
The bandits struggled to tear her away from the safe.
Why did you tear the letter away from her hand?
He was torn between a wish to return to the factory and a wish to stay to the end of the show.
The government is torn between principle and expediency.
Being torn between their research work and their teaching, they often forgot to eat and sleep.
Being torn between anger and self-reproach, he could hardly fall asleep.
The mechanics tear down the engine, and fix it, and put together again.
Whoever tears down the notice will be punished.
She tried to tear down his reputation.
The old houses have been torn down.
He could not tear himself from that spot.
He picked up his contract and tore it in half.
I gave him a ticket for the film, and it was torn in two.
They tore into a steak.
Explosive shells tore into the walls of the stronghold.
The mother tore into her daughter for coming home late.
我们还没来得及说句话他就匆匆走了。 tear sth ⇔ off
He tore off his clothes and jumped into the water to save the boy.
Mind the child. He might tear off the cover of the book.
I tore off two letters in twenty-five minutes.
No matter how busy he might be, he would tear off some sleep at noon.
I caught the pocket of my coat on a nail; it's nearly torn off.
Two pages had been torn out of the book.
He tried to tear her argument to shreds.
误 They poor girl burst into tear when she heard the bad news.
正 They poor girl burst into tears when she heard the bad news.
误 I tore a letter to my family while waiting in the airport lounge.
正 I tore off a letter to my family while waiting in the airport lounge.
析 tear off表示“匆匆地做”,副词off不可省略。