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romp home

To deftly or easily win a race, contest, or competition. Primarily heard in UK. With her arch-rival out of commission with a pulled hamstring, the defending champion romped home at the Olympics once again. Showing their utter superiority on the pitch, the boys in blue look set to romp home to a 6–2 victory.
See also: home, romp

ˈromp home/to victory

(informal) win easily, especially in a race, an election, etc: The Queen’s horse romped home in the first race.The Democratic Party romped to victory in the recent elections.
See also: home, romp, victory
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This time around it's Algaw, who romped home for silver in 1:22:50, as South Africa's Wayne Snyman in 1:23:38 settled for bronze.
Summary: New Delhi [India], Mar 1 (ANI): Indian women's football team romped home to a massive 10-0 victory against Turkmenistan in their second match of the Turkish Women's Cup on Friday.
Last season's Jimmy Core Cup finalists Barcodes FC romped home 5-1 to book a second consecutive semifinal at the expense of MSC Eastham after Liam Headford, John Allen, Shaun Skillen (2) and Bryan McGinity netted.
Chasing a challenging winning target of 347, they romped home for the loss of eight wickets in 39.4 overs, thanks to Hassan Qadeer (73), Safyan Ali Khan (79) and Abdul Ghaffar (56 not out).
As expected, Double Up, Wage Claim and Cligarry all won, then came Courtier who romped home in the long distance race.
Arsenal were brave in defeat by Kauto Star..while United stumbled early but romped home in an ordinary race against novices.
Pinch-hitter Nuwan Kulasekara also played his part as Sri Lanka romped home by seven wickets, smashing five fours and three sixes.
The firm said the Grand National results, which saw 66-1 outsider Auroras Encore win, even surpassed its record win on the 2009 race when Mon Mome romped home at 100-1.
He moved up to the leaders on the final turn, y 9 lea and flew clear of his rivals as he romped home.
Hayley, 27, jumped for joy as her horse romped home and couldn't wait to show her winning slip to pal Coleen Rooney.
Nicky Henderson's lightly raced six-year-old romped home at Aintree in April and with improvement confidently anticipated he looks to be a major player in the hurdling showpiece.
Requiring just over four runs an over, ADCC romped home, the winning runs coming from the first ball of the 16th over.
The Bull Hayes (5.35) was most impressive in a similar event at Tipperary in April when he romped home.
The Blackburn boss was at Aintree on Thursday to celebrate with Ferguson as What A Friend romped home, but they will go head to head at Ewood Park tomorrow.
The 100-1 outsider Mon Mome romped home after finishing 10th in last year's race.