Beating him hands down - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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.
win (something)/beat somebody ˌhands ˈdown win (something)/beat somebody very easily: Holland won the match hands down. The score was five nil.
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Yes, Theresa May is beating him hands down
. That's how bad it can get.