Thesaurus / rip up
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He looked at Mr. Cone doubtfully: "I'm liable to rip up the sod in your front yard a little."
THE DUDE WRANGLERCAROLINE LOCKHART
And its tusks are so sharp and powerful that they have been known to rip up the body of a horse at a single stroke.
Is it a man or a woman that has taken the trouble to rip up old sorrows that my name may be blackened?
THE BELTON ESTATEANTHONY TROLLOPE
Why, she used to rip up her old crocheted tidies an' things an' use 'em over in bastin' thread, so they tell me.
You rip up that track you're laying and leave Nan's home alone.
KINDRED OF THE DUSTPETER B. KYNE
Mother said I might rip up her pretty blue plaid silk and have it made over.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD NEW YORKAMANDA MILLIE DOUGLAS
We do not want to rip up old grievances, nor to renew our youth like the phoenix, nor to live our lives twice over.
TABLE-TALKWILLIAM HAZLITT
"Take a knife and rip up the lining at the bottom," ordered Peggy recklessly.
PEGGY RAYMOND'S WAYHARRIET LUMMIS SMITH
When they began to rip up the floor and pull down the walls, the other cops led him outside.
THE PIRATES OF ERSATZMURRAY LEINSTER
He will rip up a dog or two, perhaps, and then rush off far away, without showing any further sign of injury.
A HISTORY OF CHAMPAGNEHENRY VIZETELLY

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