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torn

  

      vb  
1       the past participle of       tear       2  
2    that's torn it     (Brit)  
slang   an unexpected event or circumstance has upset one's plans  
      adj  
3    split or cut  
4    divided or undecided, as in preference  
he was torn between staying and leaving     
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that's torn it, Torun, tor, thorn

Collaborative Dictionary     English Definition
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
n.
a body part is a part of a human body, usually one that has been cut or torn from the body in a violent incident (such as an accident, an explosion, etc)
exp.
1 (referring to taste) ferment, acidify; 2. (fig.) deteriorate, fall apart
1. The milk turned sour. 2. The relation between them turned sour.
exp.
1. break; fall apart; 2. be in a bad mood

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