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American English: /rɪp/
British English: /rɪp/

transitive verb present participle ripping past tense, past participle ripped

  • 1 (tear)
    I've ripped my skirt
    me he hecho un roto en la falda
    he ripped the photograph (in)to pieces
    rompió la foto en mil pedazos
    she ripped the letter open
    abrió la carta de un rasgón
    the explosion ripped the building apart
    la explosión destrozó el edificio
    they ripped the posters down
    arrancaron los carteles
    the seats were ripped out by the explosion
    la explosión arrancó de cuajo los asientos
    he ripped the newspaper from my hands
    me arrebató or me arrancó el periódico de las manos
    I ripped out the page
    arranqué la página
    Example sentences
    • I decided to wear my favorite pair of blue low rider jeans, which were ripped at both knees, along with a normal yellow t-shirt.
    • He was wearing his favorite jeans that were ripped down the left knee.
    • He was wearing ripped jeans and his now-fraying Peter Pan t-shirt.
  • 2 (Computing)
    Example sentences
    • There have been hi-fi units equipped with hard drives, but nothing beats a personal computer for ripping and managing an audio collection.
    • Media encoding for home and professional use is becoming more popular, as more users rip audio to their hard drives, or edit home movies.
    • Typically, you'll need separate software to do specific tasks, such as burning DVDs, ripping audio, and of course burning CDs.
  • 3
    (a)serrar siguiendo la veta

intransitive verb present participle ripping past tense, past participle ripped

  • 1 (tear)
    as I lifted my arm, I heard something rip
    al levantar el brazo, oí un desgarrón or rasgón
    Example sentences
    • She hit and hit until she'd gotten through to the picture itself and then it finally was heard ripping apart.
    • The hiss turned into a scream, this one more like a ship's keel ripping apart under pressure than a triumphant blood-chilling cry like before.
    • Sasaki huddled against the hot grains of sand, gritting her teeth, curled up in a ball and hugging her shoulders as if to keep herself from ripping apart.
  • 2 (move fast) the incoming tide rips along the narrow channel
    la marea sube a toda prisa por el estrecho canal
    to let rip [colloquial]then the group really let rip
    entonces el grupo se desató
    entonces el grupo se lanzó con todo [colloquial]
    she let rip with a torrent of abuse
    soltó una sarta de insultos
    she really let rip at me
    me dijo de todo
    let it rip!
    ¡métele a fondo or a todo gas!

Phrasal verbs

rip off

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1 (remove)
(wrapping paper/door handle/clothes)
2 [slang] 2.1 (customer/employee/company) (cheat)
(exploit) explotar
2.2 (steal)
(ten dollars/car/jacket)
afanar [slang]
fusilar(se) [colloquial]
(US) (rob) (person/bank)
fusilar(se) [colloquial]

rip up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
hacer pedazos
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Pronunciation: /ˌɑr ˌaɪ ˈpi/
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