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phrasal verb [transitive] informal
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present tense
I/you/we/theyrip off
he/she/itrips off
present participleripping off
past tenseripped off
past participleripped off

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  1. 1
    to cheat someone, especially by charging them too much money for something
    Tourists are worried they’ll get ripped off.
    This government is ripping off the country.
  2. 2
    to steal something
    Cars get ripped off all the time round here.
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