The stinging wind put tears in their eyes.
His stirring performance on stage moved the audience to tears.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
The cat's claw put a tear in Mary's nylon stockings.
The eye surgeon repaired the peripheral tear to the patient's retina.
The premise of the story is that there is a tear in the fabric of spacetime.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
With a sudden tear, the sidewalk opened up as the ground shook.
He took the manuscript into his hands and gave it a mighty tear.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4
The sailors went on a real tear through the red light district of the town.
Without medication, the man goes on tears where he digs up the plants in his backyard.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3
The card player was on a tear, winning three out of every four hands played.
Our team has been on a tear at the end of the season and is now in first place.
WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 2