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tear off

1 (v + adv) detach TRANSITIVEstróic verb  c m usrac verb  c m ubain verb  c m uthey tore off his clothes stróic siad a chuid éadaigh de, tharraing siad a chuid éadaigh dethe bomb tore his legs off shéid an buama na cosa de, scoith an buama na cosa deare you trying to tear my arm off? an bhfuil tú ag iarraidh mo sciathán a tharraingt díom? 2 (v + adv) rip off TRANSITIVEtarraing verb  c m ustróic verb  c m usrac verb  c m uthe wind tore off the door tharraing an ghaoth an doras dá lúdracha, réab an ghaoth an dorasI tore the cover off it stróic mé an clúdach de, tharraing mé an clúdach dehe tore a strip off the meat stróic sé píosa den fheoil, rois sé stiall den fheoil → see tear

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