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rip sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with rip   /rɪp/ (-pp-) us  
to tear something into small pieces: She ripped up his letters and burned the pieces.
Translations of “rip sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 把…撕成碎片…
in Russian рвать что-либо на кусочки…
in Turkish parça parça etmek, yırtarak küçük parçalara ayırmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 把…撕成碎片…
in Polish podrzeć coś…
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