Meaning of “rip off someone/something” in the English Dictionary

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"rip off someone/something" in American English

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rip off someone/something

phrasal verb with rip us /rɪp/ verb

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.

(Definition of “rip off someone/something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)