yank apart

yank someone or something apart

1. to pull, tear, or rip someone or something to pieces. Please don't yank the book apart! He yanked apart the book! He threatened to yank his opponent apart.
2. to separate people or things. The teacher yanked them apart. The teacher yanked apart the fighting boys.
See also: apart, yank

Common Names:

Goldie (2)-Yiddish
Wymond-Medieval English
Ketut-Indonesian, Balinese
Idida-Biblical Latin