Synonyms of tear into someone in English:

tear into someone


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phrase

1‘their tyrannical father tore into all of his sons’

SYNONYMS

attack, assail, hit, strike, let fly at, lay into, lash out at, set about, set upon, fall on, turn on, assault, beat, thrash, pound, pummel, wallop, hammer, pounce on, round on, pelt, drub

rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove, admonish, remonstrate with, chastise, chide, upbraid, take to task, pull up, castigate, lambaste, read someone the Riot Act, give someone a piece of one's mind, go on at, haul over the coals, criticize, censure

informal lace into, sail into, pitch into, let someone have it, get stuck into, paste, do over, knock about, knock around, rough up

British informal have a go at