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

rip through sth

phrasal verb with rip uk us /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)