There are 3 translations of rip in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /rɪp/


  • 1.1 (tear) [cloth] rasgar*, romper* 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 1.2 [Comput] [CD/track] ripear 1.3 [wood] (a)serrar* siguiendo la veta


  • 1 (tear) [paper/cloth] rasgarse* as I lifted my arm, I heard something rip al levantar el brazo, oí un desgarrón or rasgón
  • 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/familiar] then the group really let rip entonces el grupo se desató, entonces el grupo se lanzó con todo [familiar/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

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
(remove) [wrapping paper/door handle/clothes] arrancar* 1.1 [slang/argot] 2.1 [customer/employee/company] (cheat) timar, estafar, tracalear (Ven) [familiar/colloquial]; (exploit) explotar 2.2 (steal) [ten dollars/car/jacket] afanar [argot/slang], robar; [song/idea] fusilar(se) [familiar/colloquial] 2.3 (AmE) (rob) [person/bank] asaltar; [writer/musician] fusilar(se) [familiar/colloquial]

rip up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
romper*, hacer* pedazos

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There are 3 translations of rip in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈɑːrˈaɪˈpiː/

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