tear down

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tear down so as to make flat with the ground

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A senior RDA official told Dawn that the civic body had formed a team to tear down illegal structures in and around Civil Lines.
Lague said members and officials of the Parents-Teachers Association (PTA) conducted a cleanup drive and also decided to tear down the old school building.
JERUSALEM, December 23, 2017 (WAFA) -- A Palestinian family residing in East Jerusalem was forced on Saturday to tear down its own home to avoid paying exorbitant amounts in fines and demolition costs to the Israeli municipality of West Jerusalem, according to WAFA correspondent.
WORK to tear down the interior of a former Sunderland city centre department store is under way.
Governments of the two Taiwanese cities are pledging to tear down 290,000 illegal structures.
Should we tear down the Carnegie Institute--it was built with money donated in honor of a capitalist!
POPE Francis has asked Germany to keep fighting for the Paris climate change deal and to "tear down walls" that inhibit international co-operation.
The Austrian government announced plans to tear down the birth-home of former German dictator Adolf Hitler Monday, citing a potential for the building to become a shrine for Neo-Nazi groups and after years of wrangling with the building's owner, (https://twitter.com/AFP/status/788025176185274368) AFP reports.
Local sources said that soldiers, accompanied by a bulldozer, broke into the village on Tuesday dawn, surrounded the family home of Masalha, then took its residents and locked them up in a room in their neighbour's house before they started to tear down the walls of the apartment.
In this case, prosecutors said, certain pardoned politicians abused their powers to tear down the Cosmos complex of Fijat Canoski, leader of the Party for European Future, in 2011 in revenge for his earlier decision to end his collaboration with VMRODPMNE and become a coalition partner to SDSM.
''Too many people have spent generations building up this city for it to be destroyed by thugs, who in a very senseless way, are trying to tear down what so many have fought for, tearing down businesses, tearing down and destroying property, things that we know will impact our community for years,'' said Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, a lifelong resident of the city.
The Kanawha County Solid Waste Authority wants to tear down the crumbling structure to make way for a safer facility to collect and separate recyclables.
The peer said it was often better to "adopt and adapt" than to tear down, adding "pulsating life" could be given to towns and cities if well-designed new buildings were brought in alongside adaptations to older ones.
EGYPTIAN riot police fired tear gas and clashed with dozens of protesters all day yesterday as they tried to tear down a cement wall built to prevent demonstrators from reaching the parliament and the Cabinet building in central Cairo.
The pending tear down of the PenPly mill will end a once feel-good story that began in 2009 when investors working with the port authority announced they would reopen the former K-Ply plant and restore jobs to the area.