knock spots off

knock spots off somebody/something

  (British & Australian informal)
to be very much better than someone or something else There's a vegetarian restaurant in Brighton that knocks spots off any round here.
See also: knock, off, spot
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He truly is man's best friend and in my opinion will knock spots off every other dog in the competition.
well displayed, prices much cheaper than supermarkets and the fruit and veg can knock spots off Tesco and Asda for freshness and quality Yvonne Lemon-Heigh Aaron Ramsey thanks supporters after getting abuse for Welsh tweet In Wales, people speak Welsh, get over it.
But you can't knock spots off a decorator's transistor radio and you can't knock spots off Drogba's eye for goal at 37 years old.
Only if it can knock spots off Richard's quail ravioli and James' Welsh brie truffle toast.
CHRIS O'BRIEN'S Bootle will be hoping to knock spots off the opposition tomorrow when they visit 18th-placed Stone Dominoes.
Darren Bent is ready to knock spots off Barry Bannan by reclaiming penalty duties - despite never taking one for Aston Villa.
Challenges Ellis added: "Alex Salmond could never solve the sorts of challenges that Gordon could, yet he can knock spots off him when playing to the gallery.
Everywhere has their own special foods like stotties and Eccles cake but we think the parmo will knock spots off a spotted dick
They may not have been the strongest singers, but their personalities knock spots off many of the other contestants.
The 285bhp lump is the same as that in 6-Series, enabling the little hatchback to knock spots off rivals like Alfa 147 GTA, Audi A3 3.
The 285bhp lump is the same as that used in the 6-Series and enables the little hatchback to knock spots off rivals such as the Alfa 147 GTA, Audi A3 3.
Young, vibrant and attractive she could knock spots off most of them and she did, regularly.
Channel bosses say the 'fruity and frothy' mix of celebrity and lifestyle features will knock spots off its rivals.
Dundee boss Jim Duffy better watch out he and the Hibs manager don't knock spots off each other
But Des ,Tel and Ally knock spots off our homegrown wee programme which, for all the so-called trendy attire of neck bangles, worn by one kid, is stuck in a time warp.
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