tear away

tear away(
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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to separate)
a. separar
Jake's mother tried to tear him away from his video game by offering to take him and his friends to the beach.La madre de Jake trató de separarlo de su videojuego con la oferta de llevar a él y a sus amigos a la playa.
b. apartar
Do what you can to tear your uncle away from the bar. He'll only get in trouble over there.Haz lo puedas para apartar a tu tío de la barra. Solo se meterá en problemas ahí.
2. (to break)
a. arrancar
Once we tear away the old plaster, we're going to replace the insulation.Una vez que arranquemos el enlucido viejo, vamos a reemplazar el aislamiento térmico.
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tear away
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (remove by tearing)
a. arrancar
to t oneself away from somethingdespegarse de algo
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