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rip into

Definition of rip into in English:

informal Make a vehement verbal attack on: he ripped into me just for going into the caravan
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  • Using the framework of the division of class, it rips into gender relationships with passionate honesty and superb brutality, challenging assumptions and uncovering uncomfortable truths.
  • Chomsky rips into the scam of wiping the U.S. government's slate clean.
  • Bullying sergeants ripping into their soldiers might make good television, but the British army fears the reality TV show Lads Army is having a disastrous effect on efforts to recruit new troops.
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