tear oneself away

tear oneself away
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  • tear oneself away — {v. phr.} To force oneself to leave; leave reluctantly. * /The beaches in Hawaii are so lovely that I had to tear myself away from them in order to get back to my job in Chicago./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tear oneself away — {v. phr.} To force oneself to leave; leave reluctantly. * /The beaches in Hawaii are so lovely that I had to tear myself away from them in order to get back to my job in Chicago./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tear\ oneself\ away — v. phr. To force oneself to leave; leave reluctantly. The beaches in Hawaii are so lovely that I had to tear myself away from them in order to get back to my job in Chicago …   Словарь американских идиом

  • tear oneself away — [often with negative] leave despite a strong desire to stay she couldn t tear herself away from the view …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear oneself away — [usu. with negative] leave despite a strong desire to stay. → tear …   English new terms dictionary

  • tear — tear1 [ter] vt. tore, torn, tearing [ME teren < OE teran, to rend, akin to Ger zehren, to destroy, consume < IE base * der , to skin, split > DRAB1, DERMA1] 1. to pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper,… …   English World dictionary

  • tear — Ⅰ. tear [1] ► VERB (past tore; past part. torn) 1) rip a hole or split in. 2) (usu. tear up) pull or rip apart or to pieces. 3) damage (a muscle or ligament) by overstretching it. 4) (usu …   English terms dictionary

  • tear — 1. v. & n. v. (past tore; past part. torn) 1 tr. (often foll. by up) pull apart or to pieces with some force (tear it in half; tore up the letter). 2 tr. a make a hole or rent in by tearing (have torn my coat). b make (a hole or rent). 3 tr.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear — I. /tɪə / (say tear) noun 1. a drop of the limpid fluid secreted by the lachrymal gland, appearing in or flowing from the eye, chiefly as the result of emotion, especially of grief. 2. something resembling or suggesting a tear, as a drop of a… …  

  • tear — tear1 [tɛ:] verb (past tore; past participle torn) 1》 pull or rip apart or to pieces.     ↘make a hole or split in.     ↘damage (a muscle or ligament) by overstretching it.     ↘(tear something down) demolish something. 2》 (tear something apart)… …   English new terms dictionary

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