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rip

verb /rip/ ( past tense, past participle ripped)
to make or get a hole or tear in by pulling, tearing etc
rasgar, desgarrar
He ripped his shirt on a branch His shirt ripped.
to pull (off, up etc) by breaking or tearing
arrancar
The roof of the car was ripped off in the crash to rip up floorboards He ripped open the envelope.
rip off phrasal verb (informal) to cheat someone by charging them too much money for something
Estafar
That taxi driver completely ripped us off.
(informal) to steal something
Hurto
Someone broke into the office and ripped off a couple of laptops.
rip-off noun (informal) something that is more expensive than it should be
Estafa
At £25 these socks are a complete rip-off.
(informal) a copy of something that is not as good as the original
Plagio
The film is just a cheap rip-off of a James Bond film.
(Definition of rip from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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