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Meaning of “tear/rip sb/sth to shreds” in the English Dictionary

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tear/rip sb/sth to shreds

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