let rip

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let rip

  1. (transitive, informal) to unleash, let loose, uncork
    When she heard the news, she let rip a tirade heard throughout the office.
    Ok, it's all clear. Let 'er rip.
    He let rip a fart that emptied the elevator at the next floor.
  2. (intransitive, usually with a prepositional phrase) To utter or release without restraint.
    She let rip with a tirade everyone heard.
    She let rip about Mary's flirting with Lizzie's boyfriend.


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