rip up

phrasal verb
ripped up; ripping up; rips up

Definition of rip up

: to completely destroy (something) by tearing it into pieces He ripped up the check. She ripped the letter up into tiny pieces.

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“Rip up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rip%20up. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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