Meaning of “rip through sth” - Learner’s Dictionary

rip through sth

phrasal verb with rip us uk /rɪp/ verb present participle ripping, past tense and past participle ripped

to move through a place or building, destroying it quickly:

The bomb ripped through the building, killing six people.

(Definition of “rip through sth” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)