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    Tear down / dismantle / disassemble the blocks?



    1. Let's dismantle the blocks and build something else.
    2. Let's disassemble the blocks and build something else.
    3. Let's tear down the blocks and build something else.
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    Re: Tear down / dismantle / disassemble the blocks?

    I would choose "dismantle" or "disassemble", which means separating something into small pieces. "Tear down" implies the use of force.
    Last edited by tedmc; 23-Jun-2016 at 08:44.
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    Re: Tear down / dismantle / disassemble the blocks?

    https://www.usingenglish.com/referen...ake+apart.html
    Having read the above, I think 'take apart' is also possible.
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