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tears down

verb
present tense third-person singular 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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“Tears down.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tears%20down. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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