Leaves him standing - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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leave (something or someone) standing
To completely outclass, outperform, or surpass someone or something else. There is no question that their latest smartphone leaves every other model on the market standing. The Scottish rugby team left the rest standing in this year's Six Nations tournament.
leave someone or something standing (of a person or thing) be much better or faster than someone or something else.
leave somebody/something ˈstanding (informal) be much better than somebody/something: In maths and science she leaves the others standing.
References in periodicals archive
When Domingo gets his one aria, ``Amor ti vieta,'' the staging leaves him standing
next to a scraggly potted plant.