beat (someone or something) all hollow(redirected from beat all hollow)
beat (someone or something) all hollow
To totally outdo or defeat (someone or something). Primarily heard in UK, Australia. A: "Did you guys win today?" B: "We sure did! We beat them all hollow: 10-0!" I worked so hard on this project and beat it all hollow—everyone else's looked so bad compared to mine!
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.