run rings round (one)

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run rings round (one)

To do something much better or more efficiently than someone else. Please, I could run rings round you guys—let me try playing that video game with you. After seeing her latest times, I expect Shelly to run rings round her competition in the pool today.
See also: ring, round, run

run (or make) rings round someone

outclass or outwit someone very easily. informal
See also: ring, round, run, someone

run ˈrings around/round somebody/something

(informal) do something very well and so make your opponent look foolish: I don’t want to compete against her in the debate, she’ll run rings around me.