Spanish translation of 'tear away'
transitive verb + adverb
⇒ the exhibition was so interesting I could hardly tear myself away
era una exposición tan interesante que me costaba horrores marcharme
⇒ eventually we tore him away from the party
por fin conseguimos arrancarlo de la fiesta,
por fin conseguimos que se marchara de la fiesta
⇒ I couldn't tear my eyes away from him
no le podía quitar los ojos de encima
⇒ if you can tear yourself away from that book/the television
si puedes dejar ese libro/despegarte del televisor un momento
intransitive verb + adverb
- (at speed)
salir a toda velocidad
Example Sentences Including 'tear away'
She straightens her back and wipes her tear away with a brusque sweep of her hand.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
His hold on Sam's mouth slipped, and Sam ducked and lunged forward again, trying to tear away from the grip on his neck.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
And as the breach became larger, whole new sections of the liner would tear away or collapse.Cormorant
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Translation of tear away from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary