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rip

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be written "R.I.P."
rip(
rihp
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to tear)
a. rasgar
Be careful! You're going to rip your skirt on that nail that's sticking out of the wall.¡Cuidado! Te vas a rasgar la falda con ese clavo que asoma de la pared.
b. desgarrar
Don't pull on my shirt or you'll rip it.No jales mi camisa o la desgarrarás.
c. romper
Oh no! You've ripped the contract. We'll have to print another copy.¡Ay no! Has roto el contrato. Tendremos que imprimir otra copia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to tear)
a. rasgarse
Please be careful. If this tapestry rips, my mom will go crazy.Ten cuidado, por favor. Si se rasga este tapiz, mi madre se vuelve loca.
3. (to move fast)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Let's see what this car can really do. Let her rip!Vamos a ver de qué es realmente capaz este carro. ¡Más rápido!
We were in front of the restaurant when we saw a firetruck come ripping through.Estábamos delante del restaurante cuando vimos un camión de bomberos que iba a toda prisa.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
4. (tear)
a. el desgarrón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
You have a rip in the seat of your pants.Tienes un desgarrón en el trasero de tus pantalones.
b. el rasgón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
This antique poster would be worth more if it weren't for the rip in the corner.Este antiguo cartel valdría más si no fuera por el rasgón en la esquina.
RIP
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
5. (rest in peace)
a. QEPD
Today we pay our respects to a fallen hero. RIP.Hoy presentamos nuestros respetos a un héroe caído. QEPD.
b. R.I.P.
My grandfather was a great man. Today he would have turned 85. RIP.Mi abuelo era un gran hombre. Hoy cumpliría 85. R.I.P.
c. DEP
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I'm very sad to hear of the passing of my mentor and friend, Professor Robles. RIP.Estoy muy triste de enterarme del fallecimiento de mi mentor y amigo, el profesor Robles. DEP.
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rip
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in cloth, paper)
a. la desgarrón m, rasgadura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (cloth, paper)
a. rasgar
to rip something to pieceshacer jirones algo
3. (fig)
a. (performance, argument)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (cloth, paper)
a. rasgarse
5. (colloquial)
a.
to let rippisar a fondo
to let rip (at somebody)echar una bronca (a alguien)
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rip [rɪp]
noun
rasgón (m); desgarrón (m)
transitive verb
rasgar; desgarrar
to rip open [+envelope, parcel, wound] abrir desgarrando; to rip sth to pieces hacer algo trizas
intransitive verb
1 [+cloth] rasgarse; desgarrarse
2
to rip along volar; ir a todo gas; to let rip desenfrenarse; to let rip at sb arremeter contra algn; let her rip! ¡más rápido!; ¡más gas! (informal)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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