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Is the verb TO RIP OFF a slang?
Is it right to say both " I´ve been ripped off" and " My apartment has been ripped off" ? If yes, and I stormed into a room and screamed " I´ve just been ripped off!", would it speak for itself?
 
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To 'rip off' is slang and relates to an individual; an apartment cannot be ripped off, but a person can be.

Rip off is a very common saying; when an individual has been ripped off it menas that he has paid money for something that did not meet with his expectations - in essence he has been the subject of an unscrupulous swindle.
 

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Is the verb TO RIP OFF a slang?
Is it right to say both " I´ve been ripped off" and " My apartment has been ripped off" ? If yes, and I stormed into a room and screamed " I´ve just been ripped off!", would it speak for itself?


I am NOT a teacher

Examples

I´ve been ripped off.
My apartment (has been) is a rip-off.
The salesman ripped me off.


As the fellow just said... only humans can be ripped off or rip someone off, 'rip-off' can be a noun.
 
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