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How to use tore in a sentence

In the Chartist riots of 1839, the people tore up the railings round the churchyard to use as pikes.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The familiar writing made the blood race in his veins, and the instant the man was gone he tore it open.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
I tore it open and found, wrapped tightly about three twenty-dollar gold pieces, an unsigned note from MacRae.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
I tore back to the paymaster's camp and begged him to get his men mounted and we would follow it up.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mrs. Haggard, to whom the envelope was addressed, tore it open with some anxiety; her face assumed a pleased expression.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He had written his name with pencil upon a leaf which he tore from his pocket-book, and sent it to the Marchioness.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
At first he sat and wept, now he sat and swore, but all the time he tore hard at his hair.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He only tore himself from her reluctant arms as the final whistle sounded from the engine.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
She carried in her hands a thin handkerchief, which she tore into ribbons, rolled into a ball, and flung from her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN

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