Phrasal Verbs With 'Tear Up'

We have 3 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Tear Up'.

Tear up

Meaning:

Rip into pieces

Example:

He TORE the fax UP and threw the bits of paper in the bin.

Tear up

Meaning:

Destroy

Example:

They are TEARING UP the old part of town to build a new shopping centre.

Tear up

Meaning:

Have eyes fill with tears

Example:

After hearing the tragic news he TEARED UP and could hardly speak.

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