Tear Off

How to Conjugate Tear Off

  • Infinitive: Tear Off
  • Present Tense: Tear Off/ Tears Off
  • -ing Form: Tearing Off
  • Past Tense: Tore Off
  • Past Participle: Torn Off
Tear Off is a separable phrasal verb and has 2 definitions.

Definitions of Tear Off:

1. To remove with force.

Examples: Last night, the storm tore off the roof of three houses.
Be careful not to tear off the sign.

2. To leave quickly.

Examples: The assailant tore off as soon as he heard the police sirens.
Jimmy tore off running down the street to catch the ice cream truck.

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