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rip out

To tear, pull, or wrest someone or something out (of someone or something), especially in a violent, forceful manner. A noun or pronoun can be used between "rip" and "out." He ripped out the cable to stop the overheating appliance from starting an electrical fire. He ripped the arrow out of his fellow soldier and attempted to stop the bleeding with his hands. The force of the whitewater rapids ripped poor Jen right out of the raft.
See also: out, rip
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T'other one said THIS warn't one of the short ones, he reckoned -- and then they laughed, and he said it over again, and they laughed again; then they waked up another fellow and told him, and laughed, but he didn't laugh; he ripped out something brisk, and said let him alone.
ADAM SCOTT ripped out a 62 yesterday and told Stephen Gallacher his Masters plan is spot on.
As it was, even though his attack ripped out the top seven, there was not enough time to seal the victory.
Last night, staff found the windows of six cars smashed and radios ripped out.