on a tear
Definition of on a tear
: having great success over a period of time The team has been on a tear in recent weeks. The economy is on a tear, but can it last?
Word by Word Definitions
: to fill with tears (see 1tear) : shed tears
: to separate parts of or pull apart by force : rend
: to wound by or as if by pulling apart by force : lacerate
: to divide or disrupt by the pull of contrary forces
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