English version

rip something ↔ apart

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrip something ↔ apart phrasal verbto tear or pull something to pieces He was ripped apart by savage beasts in the forest. rip→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rip apartShe cried her heart out, all because of an unruly trouble-making, black-hearted child who was ripping her apart.The coyotes and jungle cats in the area rip their prey apart and devour it.They had to keep ripping the knee-caps apart and rebuilding them.A pair of incandescent explosions ripped the metal apart, and the door was knocked spinning into the cave.It was also the mortal enemy of horses and would rip them apart in seconds with its mighty talons.She was chewing savagely on something, making nasal snarling sounds as she ripped the thing apart with her sharp teeth.
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Verb table
rip
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyrip
he, she, itrips
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyripped
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave ripped
he, she, ithas ripped
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad ripped
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill rip
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have ripped
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam ripping
he, she, itis ripping
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you, we, theyare ripping
Past
I, he, she, itwas ripping
you, we, theywere ripping
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been ripping
he, she, ithas been ripping
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been ripping
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be ripping
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been ripping
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