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Example sentences from the Web for tore
He tore a piece of meat off the breast and stroked her coat while she ate.The Stacks: A Chicken Dinner That Mends Your Heart|Pete Dexter|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A random slug that seems to have been intended for nobody in particular tore through a wall and struck the child in the head.11 Children Shot in Milwaukee, One in Her Grandpa's Lap|Michael Daly|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And cotton crops would often fail when pests like the boll weevil tore through the fields.
[Me and George] met at the Venice Film Festival years ago, and sort of tore the place up.Bill Murray’s Words of Wisdom: On Comedy, the Greatness of In-N-Out, and Searching For Great Love|Marlow Stern|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When his turn arrived Daylyt said nothing, tore off the mask, and rent his clothes, removing his microphone in the process.
In the Chartist riots of 1839, the people tore up the railings round the churchyard to use as pikes.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
In the next two days he re-wrote the twenty thousand, and on the fifth day he tore it into shreds and threw it to the winds.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
The familiar writing made the blood race in his veins, and the instant the man was gone he tore it open.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
I tore it open and found, wrapped tightly about three twenty-dollar gold pieces, an unsigned note from MacRae.
I tore back to the paymaster's camp and begged him to get his men mounted and we would follow it up.