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rip away

1. To tear something off or away from something else, especially with intense, violent force. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rip" and "away." Quit ripping the bark away from the tree like that—it isn't good for it! The kids ran into the room full of presents and began ripping away wrapping paper as fast as they could.
2. To remove someone from something or someone else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is usually used between "rip" and "away." It was heartbreaking watching them rip him away from his family like that. They had to rip me away from the party.
See also: away, rip

rip something away (from something)

to tear or strip something away. Billy ripped the wrapping paper away from the box. He ripped away the paper.
See also: away, rip

ripped

verb

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.
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Mojgan had her application for a "partner visa" rejected by the Department of Immigration and Border Protection June 14, a decision her lawyers said would "rip her away" from her husband, Milad Jafari.
But the promise of a new life is shattered when Gary's daughter, Adele slips into obscurity through prescribed drugs, hypnosis, and brainwashing that rip her away from her second family and loving home.
"It would be a terrible and shocking thing to rip her away from here given that she has been adopted by a female and has brothers and sisters now .
"If they did try to rip her away, her new chimpanzee family would defend her - they would do anything to protect anyone from upsetting her," he said.