wipe (someone's) eye

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wipe (someone's) eye

To best someone. Primarily heard in UK. After how much she bragged about her prowess at darts, I doubt she expected me to wipe her eye.
See also: eye, wipe

wipe someone's eye

get the better of a person. British informal, dated
See also: eye, wipe
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I had only enough time to wipe my eyes before another lattice of water splashed over me.
After hearing about the other two people nominated in my category I didn't think I would win and wasn't ready with the tissues to wipe my eyes.
Luckily for me I had some tissues close to hand, and I didn't have to wipe my eyes on my sleeve.
I was afraid to wipe my eyes what with the wind blowing in harvest dust and me still feeling the burn of her grip on my chin as she yanked my head under the light and outlined my eyes with her forbidden colors.
I wipe my eyes well one with him the lone one they will try to hang he's seen them scorn his friends slow in the making sure
I felt powerless to let go of the pole or his hand and wipe my eyes.