make light work of someone

make light work of (someone or something)

To deal with, finish, or dispose of someone or something very quickly or handily. We'll make light work of this project now that you've joined the team. You made light work of that book you were reading. You must have liked it!
See also: light, make, of, work
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make light work of someone

If you make light work of an opponent, you defeat them easily. The 2009 champion made light work of his opponent.
See also: light, make, of, someone, work
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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