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English definition of “tear/rip sb/sth to shreds”

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tear/rip sb/sth to shreds

to strongly criticize a person or something they do, think, or say: The critics tore his performance to shreds. to damage someone or something badly: My trousers were torn to shreds when I fell off my bike.
Translations of “tear/rip sb/sth to shreds”
in Chinese (Traditional) 猛烈抨擊,將…批得體無完膚, 嚴重傷害, 嚴重損壞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 猛烈抨击,将…批得体无完肤, 严重伤害, 严重损坏…
(Definition of tear/rip sb/sth to shreds from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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