on a tear

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Definition of on a tear

US, informal
: 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?

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“On a tear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20tear. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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