run rings round someone

run rings round (someone or something)

1. To move much faster than someone or something. A: "Hey, wanna race?" B: "No way, I'm too out of shape. You would run rings round me!" My sports car is going to run rings round your pokey little station wagon!
2. To do something much better or more efficiently than someone or something. Let me try playing that video game with you—I bet I could run rings round you guys! When it comes to processing power, Spikerosoft's new machine runs rings round Flapple's.
See also: ring, round, run
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run (or make) rings round someone

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