tear to shreds

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tear to shreds
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 rip up)
a. despedazar
The exasperated painter stood up and tore the canvas to shreds.El pintor exasperado se levantó y despedazó el lienzo.
b. hacer trizas
Bruce tore his shirt to shreds and transformed in the Hulk.Bruce hizo trizas su camisa y se transformó en la Masa.
c. hacer jirones
"That poster is obscene!" said his mother, and she tore it to shreds."Ese póster es indecente!" dijo su madre y lo hizo jirones.
2. (to criticize)
a. descuartizar
My teacher tore my essay to shreds. He said it was the worst piece of garbage he'd ever read.Mi profesor descuartizó mi trabajo. Dijo que era el la porquería más grande que había leído en su vida.
b. poner por los suelos
The critics tore the exhibition to shreds, calling it amateurish and derivative.Los críticos pusieron la exposición por los suelos, calificándola de trabajo poco original de aficionados.
c. hacer trizas
The judges tore my audition to shreds.El jurado hizo trizas mi audición.
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