rip a hole

idiom

: to make a hole by tearing
The dog ripped a hole in the pillow.

Examples of rip a hole in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dibble, unable to untie the knots, used a key to rip a hole in the bag to provide oxygen to the bunnies, according to the sheriff's office. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 2 May 2024 After Miles helped rip a hole in the multiverse in the first film, Miguel has formed the Spider Society, an interdimensional squad of Spider-People. Devan Coggan, EW.com, 2 June 2023 And there was some satisfaction in trying to rip a hole in it. Andrew Unterberger, Billboard, 25 Oct. 2022

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“Rip a hole.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rip%20a%20hole. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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