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tear (n):
the act of tearing
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he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear
tear (n):
an occasion for excessive eating or drinking
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they went on a bust that lasted three days
Related Word: binge
tear (n):
a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
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his story brought tears to her eyes
tear (n):
an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart
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there was a rip in his pants.
she had snags in her stockings

Related Words: ripsplit
tear (v):
fill with tears or shed tears
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Her eyes were tearing
tear (v):
strip of feathers
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pull a chicken.
pluck the capon
tear (v):
to separate or be separated by force
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planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars
tear (v):
separate or cause to separate abruptly
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The rope snapped.
tear the paper

Related Words: rupturesnap
tear (v):
move quickly and violently
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The car tore down the street.
He came charging into my office

Related Word: shoot
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A stitch in time saves nine

Bir mıh bir nal kurtarır, bir nal bir at kurtarır.
A timely effort will prevent more work later. A little effort expended sooner to fix a small problem, prevents it from becoming a larger problem requiring more effort to fix later.


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