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be ripped to shreds

1. To be severely or thoroughly criticized, upbraided, or condemned. A: "Have you heard anything about this movie we're about to see?" B: "Well, it was ripped to shreds by critics, but I still think it's going to be great." I hear John's going to be ripped to shreds at his performance review with the bosses tomorrow.
2. To be utterly or severely damaged, ruined, or thrown into disarray. Enjoy the tranquility and order of your house now, because once you have kids, it's going to be ripped to shreds. Sarah was ripped to shreds in her first match as an amateur boxer.
See also: ripped, shred

get ripped to shreds

1. To be severely or thoroughly criticized, upbraided, or condemned. A: "Have you heard anything about this movie we're about to see?" B: "Well, it got ripped to shreds by critics, but I still think it's going to be great." I hear John's getting ripped to shreds at his performance review tomorrow.
2. To be utterly or severely damaged, ruined, or thrown into disarray. Enjoy the tranquility and order of your house now, because once you have kids it's going to get ripped to shreds. Sarah got ripped to shreds in her first match as an amateur boxer.
See also: get, ripped, shred

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

ripped

1. mod. intoxicated on drugs or alcohol. I don’t know what I drank, but I’m really ripped.
2. mod. muscular; having sharply defined muscles. I worked and worked to get ripped, but I’m just not made that way.

ripped (up)

and ripped (off)
mod. alcohol or drug intoxicated; under the effects of marijuana. Why do you have to get ripped up like that?
See also: ripped, up

ripped off

verb
See also: off, ripped

ripped

verb
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Consumer experts will be at the centre from 10am on Saturday and 11am on Sunday to give information to prevent consumers being ripped off.
Providing an easy-to-follow collection of simple but elegantly effective workout routines, Get Ripped showcases a three to four week program of "cutting edge" workout exercises for men and women resulting in maximum muscle definition, body fat loss, and cardiovascular productivity.
I even had most of the skin ripped off of my left leg--but I would never dream of quitting.
BROOKE KINSELLA & SCARLETT JOHNSON Former EastEnder Brooke wasn't going to be outdone by her co-star's scruffy jeans, so ripped hers even more.
NEW YORK -- "Twinlab([R]) Ripped Fuel([R]) does not now, nor has it ever, contained any steroids," says Mark Fox, President of ISI Brands Inc.
He ripped Kobe (again and again), ripped Jerry Buss, ripped Mitch Kupchak, ripped the City of Los Angeles, ripped your cousin Shirley and her little dog too.
Also, boards that contain drying stresses due to inadequate equalizing and conditioning at the end of the kiln-drying cycle will crook and twist more if gang-ripped-first into long, narrow strips than if crosscut into wider pieces before being ripped.
Encoding is the process of converting a ripped file into MP3 format.
LANCASTER - A woman was killed Friday night when a fire ripped through a mobile home she was in on 20th Street West.
To illustrate, if an 8-inch-wide board is ripped into two 1-inch strips, one 2/14-inch strip and one 2 7/8-inch strip using 3/16-inch saws, the kerf waste is 11.
Native XPS printing provides the best printing experience because the XPS Document is RIPped directly by the print driver or print device without conversion to another intermediary format.
Only when he asked her friends and teammates for help did Henry Porras learn that his daughter had downed a few over-the-counter herbal energy pills with the brand name Ripped Fuel that are popular with adult bodybuilders and dieters.
RIPPED is a 55 minute instructional workout that uses barbells, dumbbells and body weight to increase lean muscle tissue, anaerobic fitness and metabolic rate, enabling the body to burn fat while at rest.
5 billion songs have been played or ripped by MUSICMATCH users since the software was introduced four years ago.