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rip off someone/something

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