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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)
id.
find it difficult to choose between two alternatives ; feel torn between two situations
Rosalie loved Cesar and David both equally, for different reasons, and was caught between two stools
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
n.
attitude or practise whereby a man, either sitting at the table, on a sofa or in public transportation, adopts a spread position notably splaying his legs wide apart in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat and deny space to the person sitting or wanting to sit next to him
Ex: I become upset and irritated seeing all that manspreading in the subway and buses during rush hours and more generally by that growing lack of civil vertue everywhere.
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