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And the Astros have again risen after a teardown of their roster that broke Navarette's heart.
Under Jeff Luhnow, Houston’s ultra-statistically minded GM, the Astros embarked on an unprecedented teardown, averaging 103 losses in his first three years at the helm.
But Jackson opted to take the Browns' job, not realizing that Sashi Brown had a teardown in mind.
The consensus within the previous Marlins’ front office was to begin a teardown and rebuild a year ago, mirroring the process used by the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros.
But the teardown is worth noting in light of a TechCrunch report from September that said Google is indeed building a touchscreen tabletop device.
Other cities The teardown phenomenon has picked up especially since 2010, also affecting Fairway, Mission Hills and old Leawood.
Its plastic case is almost identical in dimensions to the circuit board packed inside, which is quite different in design than Nintendo's circuit board, as shown in the below teardown gallery.
This has been going on for decades, and the prices of even ordinary teardowns are beyond ludicrous.
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Examples of tear down in a Sentence
vandals tore down the wooden fence blocking the entrance to the beach
the new owners apparently bought the house just to tear it down and build a lavish mansion in its place
First Known Use of tear down
tear down Synonyms
Synonymsannihilate, cream, decimate, demolish, desolate, devastate, do in, extinguish, nuke, pull down, pulverize, raze, rub out, ruin, shatter, smash, destroy, total, vaporize, waste, wrack, wreck
Antonymsbuild, construct, erect, put up, raise, rear, set up
Related Wordsbeat, best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overbear, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, scotch, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against); blast, blow up, break, cripple, damage, deface, deteriorate, disfigure, disintegrate, dissolve, dynamite, harm, impair, injure, mangle, mar, mutilate, spoil, vitiate; erode, scour, sweep (away), wash out, wear (away); dilapidate, disassemble, dismantle, gut, take down, unbuild, undo, unmake; blot out, efface, eradicate, expunge, exterminate, extirpate, liquidate, obliterate, remove, root (out), snuff (out), stamp (out), wipe out; despoil, havoc, loot, pillage, plunder, ravage, sack, trample, trash, vandalize; assassinate, butcher, cut down, dispatch, execute, fell, kill, kill off, massacre, mow (down), murder, slaughter, slay, take out, zap
Near Antonymsdoctor, fix, mend, patch, recondition, repair, revamp; create, invent; assemble, fabricate, fashion, forge, form, frame, make, manufacture, mold, produce, shape; bring about, constitute, establish, father, found, institute, organize; conserve, preserve, protect, save; rebuild, reconstruct, remodel, renovate, restore
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