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Regulators could rip the deal apart. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Sometimes they'll just plain rip us off. The Sun (2017)I like to leave them attached so that people can rip them apart to eat them. Times, Sunday Times (2017)THIS weekend's football in Greece has been cancelled after a fire ripped through the home of a top referee. The Sun (2016)MOST world leaders gave their support to the new US leader yesterday but many politicians let rip. The Sun (2017)I keep my composure in public but once in my hotel room I can let rip. The Sun (2016)When the pain just rips right through me. The Sun (2014)They ripped through the floor after a radar equipment survey showed suspicious shadows. The Sun (2010)Trim bad rips or tears and treat with wound paint. The Sun (2014)Who are the people who have economic security ripped away from them? Times, Sunday Times (2014)Watch him cruise up to the leaders at the last before letting rip. The Sun (2011)She also wears ripped jeans and many bracelets. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It sent shrapnel tearing through their home that ripped holes in clothes hanging inside a wardrobe. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their businesses are at risk of being ripped apart and swallowed piecemeal by more ambitious banks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He was flown home for treatment after molten shrapnel from a bomb ripped into his shoulder. The Sun (2010)We just rip through the business with efficiencies and hand them on to the clients. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There was no choice but to rip them away. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The spinner found himself at the centre of a storm when he let rip following his retirement. The Sun (2013)His jeans had been ripped from hip to ankle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It would be completely self-defeating to rip it up. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It's a ripping yarn for all ages. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A microwave and chopping board were set alight before the fire quickly ripped through the kitchen. The Sun (2006)Loss of shape, ink stains and rips and tears were cited as the main reasons for replacing uniforms. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The President was unharmed, although the knife ripped his shirt. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He took his knife, ripped up the seams of the wallet, and began trying the skin to her neck. The Princess and the Curdie (1883)Her dress is ripped on the floor, she brushes her teeth with whisky and goes up to the mirror and angrily writes'No sale! Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: rip /rɪp/ VERB
If you rip something, you tear it forcefully with your hands or with a tool such as a knife. If something rips, it is torn forcefully.
I tried not to rip the paper as I unwrapped the present.
- American English: rip
- Arabic: يـُمَزِّقُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: rasgar
- Chinese: 撕
- Croatian: poderati
- Czech: párat (se)
- Danish: rive i stykker
- Dutch: scheuren
- European Spanish: rasgar
- Finnish: repiä
- French: déchirer
- German: zerreißen
- Greek: σκίζω
- Italian: strappare
- Japanese: 引き裂く
- Korean: (물건을) 잡아 찢다
- Norwegian: rive
- Polish: rozrywać
- European Portuguese: rasgar
- Romanian: a rupe
- Russian: рвать разделять на части резким движением
- Spanish: rasgar
- Swedish: riva
- Thai: ฉีก
- Turkish: yırtmak
- Ukrainian: рвати(ся)
- Vietnamese: xé toạc
British English: rip NOUN
A rip is a long cut or split in something made of cloth or paper.
Looking at the rip in her new dress, she flew into a rage.
Definition of rip from the Collins English Dictionary
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