rip (someone or something) to shreds

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rip (someone or something) to shreds

1. To criticize, upbraid, or condemn someone or something severely or thoroughly. A: "Have you heard anything about this movie we're about to see?" B: "Well, one reviewer ripped it to shreds, but I still think it's going to be great." I hear John's bosses ripped him to shreds at his annual performance review.
2. To cause great damage, disorder, or ruin to someone or something. Enjoy the tranquility and order of your house now because soon, your kids will start ripping the place to shreds. Sarah's very first opponent in amateur boxing ripped her to shreds, but that's how it goes for most novice fighters.
See also: rip, shred
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Heart Of Glass, Rapture, Atomic and Rip Her To Shreds are all here, although maybe not quite as great as the originals older listeners will know and love.
Thus, the songs from first time around - Rip Her to Shreds, Call Me, One Way or Another - fitted perfectly with the 1999 comeback Maria and 2011 single Mother, plus all the tracks from the new album, Panic of Girls.
In her denim mini-skirt, a gangster's fedora and blonde bob, Debby Harry was a picture of pension-age cool during Hanging On The Telephone, Denis and Rip Her To Shreds.
The model may have asked for it, but the way the former All Saints singer tried to rip her to shreds was shocking.
The album includes 19 of their classic hits from the early days of Rip Her To Shreds and X Offender to their number ones Maria, Sunday Girl, Atomic, Heart of Glass and Call Me.
Remarkably their debut effort remains, in many ways, the freshest and most intriguing of the six - no major hits but a glorious bunch of designer chic meets punk songs like X Offender, In the Flesh, A Shark in Jets Clothing, Rip Her to Shreds and The Attack of the Giant Ants.
Lets hope the fashion press don't rip her to shreds over this outfit.
Classic followed classic and the crowd went wild for The Tide Is High, Rip Her To Shreds and a mindblowing version of Rapture.