English version

rip something ↔ up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrip something ↔ up phrasal verbTEARto tear something into pieces Sue ripped his photo up into tiny bits. rip→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
rip upIf it is enemy food, the leader rips it up.Or he would start to do it and then get frustrated and throw his pencil down and rip his paper up.When Brown built a plank road from his hotel to the Falls, Forsyth ripped it up.But they have all that data, and as soon as they rip the page up and there you go.I got my Chelsea ticket through the post and had to be restrained from ripping it up by my girlfriend.Duvall saw that his shirt was ripped half way up his back.I want to rip them up, stamp on them, throw them out the window.It may rip itself up with ethnic conflicts.
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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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