Meaning: to tear something into small pieces so as to destroy it

Examples:

She ripped up her pile of old letters and put them in the bin.

I hate this contract, it is a bad deal, I want to rip it up.

About Matt Krause

Matt began his professional life as an import buyer, and since 2006 has been teaching companies how to connect with their investors and clients better. His clients work in Istanbul, London, and Madrid for companies like Allianz, 3M, P&G, Citibank, and Reckitt Benckiser. He also walked across Turkey and wrote a book about it.