rip sth off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “rip sth off” in the English Dictionary

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rip sth off

phrasal verb with rip uk   us   /rɪp/ verb (-pp-)

rip sth off (REMOVE)

to ​remove something very ​quickly and ​carelessly: They ​ripped off ​theirclothes and ​ran into the ​sea.

rip sth off (STEAL)

slang to ​steal something: He ​ripsstuff off from ​supermarkets to ​pay for his ​heroin.
(Definition of rip sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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