English version

tear somebody limb from limb

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishtear somebody limb from limbtear somebody limb from limbliteraryATTACK to attack someone in a very violent way tear
Examples from the Corpus
tear somebody limb from limbThey slew the gentle musician, tearing him limb from limb, and flung the severed head into the swift river Hebrus.Had she known, she'd have torn him limb from limb, bitten his sun-browned flesh till the blood flowed.Garcia's opponents are angry enough to tear him limb from limb.I thought he was going to tear me limb from limb.
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