carry all before (one)

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carry all before (one)

To best all of one's opponents. He's so popular that I'm not surprised he carried all before him and won the election.
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carry all before you

BRITISH, JOURNALISM
If you carry all before you, you are very successful in a task or activity, and defeat all your rivals. He could no longer compete with the young Irishman who was carrying all before him. For much of the time it looked like an action replay of last summer when England carried all before them.
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carry all before you

overcome all opposition.
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carry all beˈfore you

be completely successful in a battle, competition, etc: In three tournaments since June, this young tennis player has carried all before him, winning easy victories each time.
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