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tearing down

verb , present participle of tear down

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1 to bring to a complete end the physical soundness, existence, or usefulness of
  • vandals tore down the wooden fence blocking the entrance to the beach
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2 to destroy (as a building) completely by knocking down or breaking to pieces
  • the new owners apparently bought the house just to tear it down and build a lavish mansion in its place
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