EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEAR DOWN

I mean to tear down some of those houses—Dinney's, at any rate.

Then, when the place is his, he can tear down or rebuild, just as he sees fit.

Nature is still making mountains which we have to tear down.

I will tear down and smash the apple tree, and pull it up by the roots.

He wished Lena would not tear down the veils of reticence so ruthlessly.

It has always been like this; I have built up that others might tear down.

"I could tear down the pillars of Gaza at this moment," I replied.

Let us tear down to Whitecliffe at once and buy him a present.

But it was not enough to tear down; construction was as necessary as destruction.

"If I could only tear down this thin partition," he thought.

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