informal Make a vehement verbal attack on: he ripped into me just for going into the caravan
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of rip into in:
- The US English dictionary