Thesaurus / tear up
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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The Fuegians go so far as to tear up any piece of cloth which one of the tribe may receive, so that each member may have a rag.
RHYMES A LA MODEANDREW LANG
I saw Evelyn turn away and begin to tear up a small piece of paper in her hand.
“It was a piece of impertinence, at any rate,” and she began to tear up the newspaper item.
BATTING TO WINLESTER CHADWICK
He'd tear up my cornfields and meadows and put factories and mills in their place!
CHANGING WINDSST. JOHN G. ERVINE
"Tear up some of those robes over there and make me a rope, quick," he commanded.
This will puncture the surface so that an ordinary harrow will tear up the surface stones.
They were going to have that touchdown or tear up the goal posts.
Only a second now (he and Carter tear up more bricks) Look out!
THE SOUTHERN CROSSFOXHALL DAINGERFIELD, JR.
Then what you must do is tear up your sheets and let yourself down into the garden.
THE ALTAR STEPSCOMPTON MACKENZIE
We will have to pass every train we meet and while we are doing this we must tear up a lot of track and burn down two bridges.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.