French translation of 'rip off'
separable transitive verbrip
1. (informal) (= cheat) arnaquer (informal)
The hotel ripped us off. L’hôtel nous a arnaqués.
to get ripped off se faire arnaquer (informal)
2. (= tear off)
[shirt, clothes] arracher
3. (informal) (= steal) [film, creation] plagier
to rip off sb’s idea piquer une idée à qn
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Example Sentences Including 'rip off'
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The first thing he did was rip off the bedspread and shake it out.PAYBACK (2002)
He'd become so dehydrated that he felt pieces of skin rip off with them.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
If I could rip off my skin to give life back to those innocents I would.ICED (2002)
'rip off' in Other Languages
British English: rip off /rɪp ɒf/ VERB
If someone rips you off, they cheat you by charging too much for goods or services.
People are buying these products and getting ripped off.
- American English: rip off
- Arabic: يَسْرِقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: roubar
- Chinese: 敲...竹杠
- Croatian: oguliti do gole kože
- Czech: ošidit peníze
- Danish: flå
- Dutch: afzetten
- European Spanish: timar
- Finnish: veloittaa liikaa
- French: arnaquer
- German: ausbeuten
- Greek: χρεώνω ληστρικά
- Italian: derubare
- Japanese: 法外な値をふっかける
- Korean: 사기치다
- Norwegian: svindle
- Polish: zedrzeć
- European Portuguese: enganar
- Romanian: a trage in piept
- Russian: обсчитывать
- Spanish: estafar
- Swedish: skörta upp
- Thai: คิดราคามากเกินไป
- Turkish: kazıklamak
- Ukrainian: вимагати зависоку ціну
- Vietnamese: tính giá quá đắt
Translation of rip off from the Collins English to French Dictionary