tear apart

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Verb1.tear apart - express a totally negative opinion oftear apart - express a totally negative opinion of; "The critics panned the performance"
disparage, belittle, pick at - express a negative opinion of; "She disparaged her student's efforts"

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vt sep place, housevöllig durcheinanderbringen; meat, flesh, countryzerreißen; it tore me apart to leave youes hat mir schier das Herz zerrissen, dich zu verlassen
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Enemies want to tear apart Sudan," Ahmadinejad said in a speech in the southeastern port city of Chabahar.
It should not be allowed to tear apart the country, council by council.
You tear apart the baby's rattle and see what makes the noise inside, but there is a veil covering the unseen world which not the strongest man, nor even the united strength of all the strongest men that ever lived could tear apart.