beat (someone) hands down

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beat (someone) hands down

To defeat or best someone easily or decisively. We were really unprepared for our last game, so the other team beat us hands down. Popular opinion has been that the president beat his opponent hands down in last night's debate.
See also: beat, down, hand

win (something)/beat somebody ˌhands ˈdown

win (something)/beat somebody very easily: Holland won the match hands down. The score was five nil.
See also: beat, down, hand, somebody, win
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To this day Nationalist leaderette Nicola Sturgeon suffers nightmares about Jackson clearing off on a foreign holiday in the middle of the election campaign, yet still managing to beat her hands down at the polls.
Tracey Shaw in Corrie was always better, as is Gina, and most of the Brookie babes beat her hands down.