- vt. 撕掉；扯下；扰乱
- vi. 流泪；撕破
- n. 眼泪；（撕破的）洞或裂缝；撕扯
- [C]眼泪,泪水 drops of salty liquid that flows from the eyes, especially because of pain or sadness
- vt. & vi. 撕,扯; (使)分裂 pull apart or into pieces by force, especially so as to leave irregular edges
- vt. & vi. 刮伤; 扯伤 scratch badly; wound by tearing
- vt. 使烦恼; 使痛苦 cause great pain to; make miserable; distress
- vi. 飞奔 move excitedly with great speed
- [C]破洞,裂口 a torn place in cloth, paper, etc.
a drop of the clear salty saline solution secreted by the lacrimal glands;
"his story brought tears to her eyes"
an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart;
"there was a rip in his pants"
"she had snags in her stockings"
an occasion for excessive eating or drinking;
"they went on a bust that lasted three days"
the act of tearing;
"he took the manuscript in both hands and gave it a mighty tear"
separate or cause to separate abruptly;
"The rope snapped"
"tear the paper"
to separate or be separated by force;
"planks were in danger of being torn from the crossbars"
move quickly and violently;
"The car tore down the street"
"He came charging into my office"
strip of feathers;
"pull a chicken"
"pluck the capon"
fill with tears or shed tears;
"Her eyes were tearing"
- Take the book from Alice, she will tear it.
- Nails that project may tear your clothes.
- Her heart was torn by anxiety.
- Don began to tear up when he talked about his son.
- Don't pull the pages so hard or they will tear.
- My wife burst into tears when she heard the bad news.
- She shed crocodile tear over his death.
- She is mending a tear in her dress.
- They steal handkerchiefs, they tear off buttons, and they even cut off pieces of the unfortunate singers' hair.
- The tears flowed down from her eyes.
- Her tears were fought back on such an occasion.
- She cried hot tears upon the books.
- The old man's tears were flowing freely.
- She came near to tears.
- When I told them my story the girls broke into tears.
- It was difficult for her to fight back her tears.
- When she learned the sad news, she found it hard to choke back her tears.
- The remark touched her to the quick and she gave way to tears.
- The sound of her sob fetched tears to the eyes.
- He brushed aside the tears with his sleeve.
- She turned round, and dashed away the tears with a corner of her handkerchief.
- I was truly moved by his tears.
- She cannot fool me with her crocodile's tears.
- His eyes filled with tears as he looked lovingly at her.
- Her eyes were flooded with tears.
- Her eyes were blinded with tears.
- She alternated between laughter and tears.
- This is English grammar without tears.
- I want cloth that won't tear.
- It seemed to be made of a thin sheet of some hard substance and it would not tear.
- Why did you tear the cloth when I'd advised you to cut it with scissors?
- I tore my coat this morning.
- The saw tore her hand.
- Political conflict has torn the nation.
- The child's misery tore my heart.
- He flew into a rage and tore my hair.
- The clothes were torn and patched in a good many places.
- The reactionary ruling clique was torn by internal strife.
- The country had been torn by wars.
- In those years our mother land was torn by civil war.
- He was torn by rage.
- He is torn by jealousy.
- His heart was torn by anxiety.
- He ran to the wounded soldier and tore his shirt open.
- Tom tore the letter open and read it anxiously.
- Tear this TV apart and fix it, please.
- He was barefoot, wearing a torn and dirty shirt.
- I'm in a tearing hurry to catch the train.
- This fabric has a tear in it.
- I've a tear in my left sock.
- I wish you'd get rid of that old jacket, it's full of tears.
- brush away a/one's tear
擦掉眼泪 clear away the tears
- gulp back one's tears
抑制眼泪 hold back; control tears
- make with the tears
产生眼泪 produce the tears
- melt into tears
痛哭 begin to sweep freely
- in tears
- tear along (v.+prep.)
沿…飞跑; 沿…狂奔 move excitedly with great speed along sth
tear along sth
The excited children tore noisily along the street.
An automobile came tearing along the road.
- tear around〔about〕 (v.+adv.)
来回奔跑,四处奔跑,过游荡生活 move excitedly with great speed; go everywhere
Look at the children tearing about in the playground.
Kate tore around from room to room, telling everybody the good news.
Tom, when are you going to stop tearing around and settle down?
- tear aside (v.+adv.)
把…扯向一旁 remove aside by force
tear sth ⇔ aside
She tore the curtain aside and looked out.
- tear at (v.+prep.)
撕; 扯破 pull sharply apart or to pieces
tear at sth
He tore at the wrapping of the parcel.
He tore at the cover of the package.
The sight of her grief tore at his heart.
- tear away (v.+adv.)
硬行拉走 leave by force
tear oneself away from sth
I couldn't tear myself away from the beautiful display of flowers.
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?
- tear between (v.+prep.)
在两者间犹豫 hesitate between; waver between; range between
tear sb between sth
She was torn between love and hate.
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.
- tear down (v.+adv.)
拆毁; 拆卸destroy, or take apart
tear sth ⇔ down
The workers tore down the old house and built a new one in its place.
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.
- tear from (v.+prep.)
从…撕扯掉 pull sharply apart or to pieces from sth
tear oneself/sth from sth
She tore several pages from the book.
He could not tear himself from that spot.
- tear in (v.+prep.)
在…上撕出…; 撕成 make damage by pulling sharply in sth
tear sth in sth
The girl tore a hole in her dress climbing over the wall.
He picked up his contract and tore it in half.
I gave him a ticket for the film, and it was torn in two.
- tear into (v.+prep.)
猛扑; 大吃; 戳穿,责备 attack violently, especially with words
tear into sb/sth
They tore into the enemy.
They tore into a steak.
Explosive shells tore into the walls of the stronghold.
The mother tore into her daughter for coming home late.
- tear off (v.+adv.)
匆匆地脱掉(衣服); 匆匆地做pull violently off; remove sth with urgent movements; do a job rapidly or casually
He tore off before we could say a word.
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.
- tear out (v.+adv.)
撕下; 撕掉,扯去 cause sth to be out of place
tear sth out of sth
He tore a page out of a book.
Two pages had been torn out of the book.
- tear through (v.+prep.)
闪念 flash an idea through one's mind
tear through sth
All kinds of thoughts tore through my mind.
- tear to (v.+prep.)
撕裂 pull apart or to pieces by force
tear sth to sth
The ferocious winds seemed about to tear the ship to pieces.
He tried to tear her argument to shreds.
- tear up (v.+adv.)
挖开(地面等)remove the surface of
- break into tears 突然哭起来
- bring tears to one's eyes 使人掉泪
- brush the tears away 挥泪
- burst into tears 忽然哭起来
- call for tears 使流出眼泪
- conceal one's tears 隐藏泪痕
- control one's tears 极力忍住眼泪
- draw tears 流泪
- drop tears 掉眼泪
- dry one's tears 擦干眼泪
- fill with tears 充满泪水
- give way to tears 忍不住哭起来
- move sb to tears 使某人感动得流下了眼泪
- wipe one's tears away 把眼泪擦去
- a few tears 几滴眼泪
- bitter tears 辛酸的眼泪
- pearly tears 晶莹的泪珠
- regretful tears 悔恨的泪
- sad tears 伤心的泪
- squeezed tears 硬挤出的眼泪
- sympathetic tears 同情的眼泪
- warm tears 热泪
- crocodile's tears 鳄鱼的眼泪,假慈悲
- tear a box 撕盒子
- tear a button 扯下一粒扣子
- tear a letter 撕信
- tear a newspaper 撕报纸
- tear a page 撕去一页
- tear a sheet 撕一张纸
- tear an argument 驳论点
- tear material 扯料子
- tear appropriately 适当地撕扯
- tear badly 撕得粉碎
- tear ceaselessly 不断地撕扯
- tear completely 彻底地撕扯
- tear conveniently 简单地分裂
- tear customarily 常规分裂
- tear dreadfully 可怕地撕扯
- tear easily 容易扯破
- tear equally 平均分裂
- tear evenly 平均分裂
- tear extensively 广泛刮伤
- tear fiercely 残忍地撕扯
- tear formally 正式分裂
- tear gently 轻轻地撕扯
- tear gradually 渐渐地撕扯
- tear grudgingly 勉强撕扯
- tear horizontally 水平地分裂
- tear hurriedly 匆忙地撕扯
- tear impatiently 急不可耐地撕扯
- tear ingeniously 巧妙地撕扯
- tear instinctively 本能地撕扯
- tear irregularly 不规则地撕扯
- tear originally 最初分裂
- tear partially 部分撕扯
- tear powerfully 强有力地撕扯
- tear professionally 熟练地撕扯
- tear rudely 猛然撕扯
- tear ruthlessly 无情地撕扯
- tear skillfully 技术高超地撕扯
- tear studiously 小心撕扯
- tear triumphantly 得意洋洋地撕扯
- tear uncomfortably 不自在地撕扯
- tear unexpectedly 意外地撕扯
- tear unmercifully 恶狠狠地撕扯
- tear viciously 恶意地撕扯
- tear wantonly 肆意撕扯
- tear wisely 明智地撕扯
- tear the curtain aside 拉开窗帘
- tear oneself away 使人恋恋不舍
- tear down a notice 撕下布告
- tear off a leaf 撕下一页
- tear off clothes 扯掉衣服
- tear up a weed 把野草拔起来
- tear at the wrapping of the parcel 用力撕开包裹的包装纸
- tear in half 撕成两半
- tear into opponent 猛烈抨击对手
- tear into tiny pieces 撕得粉碎
- tear a button off the coat 从上衣上扯下一粒扣子
- tear out of the book 从书里撕下
- centre tear 中心裂口
He must not flote upon his watry bear..With-out the meed of som melodious tear.出自： Milton
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
- in tears意为“流着泪”。
- Tears come to eyes.
- Tears come into eyes.
- tear, rip
- 这两个词均可表示“撕裂”。其区别在于：tear意为撕成碎片,留有粗糙的边缘; rip意为用力撕扯,通常指在连接处撕扯。例如:
- He ripped the envelope open.他把信封撕开。
- tear, split
- 这两个词都有“撕裂”的意思。其区别在于:tear多指外力作用下的撕裂; split既可指外力作用下的撕裂、分裂,也可指物体内部自动地分裂、裂开。例如:
- Split the pineapple before peeling it.先把菠萝切开,然后削皮。
- The furniture split open in the sunshine.家具在阳光下晒裂了。
- He tore the photograph to pieces.
- He tore the photograph in pieces.
- He tore the photograph into pieces.
- He tore the May 2 page from his diary.
- He tore the May 2 page out of his diary.
- tear, hole
- 这两个词都有“洞”的意思,其区别在于：tear多指织物由于磨损所造成的“裂口”,无深度; 而hole所指的洞多指纵深状的,如树洞,山洞等。
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。
- ☆ 直接源自古英语的tear，意为眼中的水。