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English definition of “rip off someone/something”

rip off someone/something

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verb phrasal verb with rip  /rɪp/ us  
to cheat someone by charging too much money, or to steal something: We got ripped off buying our new car. Some accuse the company of ripping off the programming language from its competitor.
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