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by a landslide

By a very large and decisive margin, as of a victory. Her candidacy was a long shot from the very beginning, so when she won by a landslide, it was a huge surprise to everyone.
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landslide victory

A victory in an election by a very large and decisive margin. Her candidacy was a long shot from the very beginning, so her landslide victory was a huge surprise to everyone.
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landslide victory

a victory by a large margin; a very substantial victory, particularly in an election. The mayor won a landslide victory in the election. The younger candidate won a landslide victory in the presidential election.
See also: landslide, victory
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.