tear

All Noun Verb
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  • He returned to the set with tears in his eyes and told the others.
  • There will be time for tears only when his work is done.
  • There were tears in more than one set of eyes that day.
  • The cast and crew broke down in tears after the take was completed.
  • He fell off time after time but despite his tears was set on its back again.
  • It tears me up inside, to think about what they're going through.
  • I must do it soon, and with tears I will say it then.
  • When the young are small, the female tears the food apart for them.
  • He stated he was in tears by the end of it.
  • But twenty minutes later he was in tears, and had fallen in love with her.
  • Why did you speak in your telegram about so many tears in my play?
  • The building was torn down and the property developed into several houses.
  • For this reason she always leaves a service in tears.
  • He could be seen with tears in his eyes afterwards.
  • And a thousand times rather tear in me they hold back or buried.
  • The old two-story building was torn down to make way for this modern facility.
  • They started it with me; they came out and just tore me up.
  • Buildings have gone up and been torn down rapidly across the region.
  • You just look at him and you get tears.
  • Some buildings have been torn down and housing has been put up.
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Meaning of tear

  • noun A drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands
    his story brought tears to her eyes
  • noun The act of tearing
    he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear
  • verb Separate or cause to separate abruptly
    The rope snapped, tear the paper
  • verb To separate or be separated by force
    planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars
  • verb Move quickly and violently
    The car tore down the street, He came charging into my office
  • verb Fill with tears or shed tears
    Her eyes were tearing