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tear into

1 (v + prep) attack, lay into TRANSITIVEtabhair faoi PhrV  c m uleag ar PhrV  c m uhe tore into the biggest lad thug sé faoin mbuachaill ba mhóDerry tore into Laois from the start thug Doire faoi Laois ón tús 2 (v + prep) go about sth with determination TRANSITIVEleag ar PhrV  c m ucrom ar PhrVthey tore into the work leag siad ar an obair 3 (v + prep) eat greedily TRANSITIVEluigh isteach arhe tore into the steak luigh sé isteach ar an stéig, phlac sé chuige an stéig, d'alp sé siar an stéig → see tear