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English definition of “rip sth off”

rip sth off

(REMOVE) phrasal verb with rip     /rɪp/ verb (-pp-)
to remove something very quickly and carelessly : They ripped off their clothes and ran into the sea .Removing and extracting
(Definition of rip sth off (REMOVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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