tear (yourself) away

tear (yourself) away
tear (yourself) away (from (someone/something)) to force yourself to leave a person or activity.

I'm glad you managed to tear yourself away from the TV and come eat dinner with us!

These video games offer plenty of action – you will hardly be able to tear yourself away.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • tear yourself away from someone — tear (yourself) away (from (someone/something)) to force yourself to leave a person or activity. I m glad you managed to tear yourself away from the TV and come eat dinner with us! These video games offer plenty of action – you will hardly be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear yourself away from something — tear (yourself) away (from (someone/something)) to force yourself to leave a person or activity. I m glad you managed to tear yourself away from the TV and come eat dinner with us! These video games offer plenty of action – you will hardly be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear yourself away from — tear (yourself) away (from (someone/something)) to force yourself to leave a person or activity. I m glad you managed to tear yourself away from the TV and come eat dinner with us! These video games offer plenty of action – you will hardly be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear yourself away (from something) — ˌtear yourself aˈway (from sth) | ˌtear sth aˈway (from sth) derived to leave somewhere even though you would prefer to stay there; to take sth away from somewhere • Dinner s ready, if you can tear yourself away from the TV. • She was unable to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear something away (from something) — ˌtear yourself aˈway (from sth) | ˌtear sth aˈway (from sth) derived to leave somewhere even though you would prefer to stay there; to take sth away from somewhere • Dinner s ready, if you can tear yourself away from the TV. • She was unable to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear away from someone — tear (yourself) away (from (someone/something)) to force yourself to leave a person or activity. I m glad you managed to tear yourself away from the TV and come eat dinner with us! These video games offer plenty of action – you will hardly be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear away from something — tear (yourself) away (from (someone/something)) to force yourself to leave a person or activity. I m glad you managed to tear yourself away from the TV and come eat dinner with us! These video games offer plenty of action – you will hardly be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear away from — tear (yourself) away (from (someone/something)) to force yourself to leave a person or activity. I m glad you managed to tear yourself away from the TV and come eat dinner with us! These video games offer plenty of action – you will hardly be… …   New idioms dictionary

  • tear away — verb rip off violently and forcefully (Freq. 2) The passing bus tore off her side mirror • Syn: ↑tear off • Hypernyms: ↑remove, ↑take, ↑take away, ↑withdraw …   Useful english dictionary

  • tear — tear1 [ ter ] (past tense tore [ tɔr ] ; past participle torn [ tɔrn ] ) verb ** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to pull something so that it separates into pieces or gets a hole in it, or to become damaged in this way: RIP: It s made of very… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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