have for breakfast


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have (someone or something) for breakfast

To defeat, complete, or handle someone or something easily. Often used as part of a boast. He can challenge me all he wants—I'm not worried! I have chumps like him for breakfast! If anyone can write a term paper in one night, it's Rich—he has assignments like that for breakfast!
See also: breakfast, for, have
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have someone for breakfast

Fig. to defeat someone with ease. Careful, she'll have you for breakfast if you're not prepared to debate her. I'm afraid they had our team for breakfast again.
See also: breakfast, for, have
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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