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romp to victory

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 to victory at the Olympics once again. Showing their utter superiority on the pitch, the boys in blue look set to romp to a 6–2 victory.
See also: romp, victory

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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Apollo Club, in reply, romped to victory by posting 143-4 in 25.
And UWA Commoners made light work of the chase with Bahatia striking 47no and Wilcocksen adding an unbeaten 21 as they romped to victory hitting 71 without losing a wicket.
LABOUR'S Derek Twigg romped to victory in Halton after attracting the greatest number of votes in his 20-year reign as the area's MP.
Hamilton's Mercedes team were called to see the race stewards immediately after the Briton romped to victory in Monza.
PIC DARK AGES No floodlights at Fitzgerald Stadium meant that Kieran Donaghy lifted the trophy at the end of the Munster SFC Final replay is almost complete darkness PLAYER THE Connacht Senior Final was very one-sided as Mayo romped to victory over Sligo at Dr Hyde Park as one man AIDAN O'SHEA was simply unstoppable.
After his treatment, Murray romped to victory - 6-2, 6-2, 1-6, 6-2 - for a fourthround meeting with Croatian Ivo Karlovic.
Lynsey Sharp romped to victory at the Flanders Cup in Belgium last night to seal her spot at the Commonwealth Games.
BEAMISH and East Stanley romped to victory in the final of the Sadler Brown Cup at Swalwell Cricket Club.
The couple were spotted on Saturday as England romped to victory in the series against India.
barnet 1 Port Vale 3 SeAn RIgg brought Barnet's fine start to the season grinding to a halt as Port Vale romped to victory.
Alexis Sanchez scored four goals and Antonio Di Natale a hat-trick as Udinese romped to victory as the home side finished with nine men.
LEE WESTWOOD romped to victory in the Nedbank Challenge at Sun City yesterday as he shot a final round of 68 to triumph by eight shots.
The deadly attack happened at the terraced house on Haywood Avenue on the night of May 3, 1997 - two days after Labour romped to victory in the General Election.
Teesside University's sports men and women romped to victory against York St John by 16.
COVENTRY has a new showjumping champion after 15-year-old Chloe Fearn (above) romped to victory in the Novice Championship at the BSJA Scope festival.