wipe the floor with

wipe the floor with (someone)

To easily defeat an opponent. Although he wasn't favored to win the race, Jack really wiped the floor with his competition.
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wipe the floor with

inflict a humiliating defeat on. informal
See also: floor, wipe
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While we might not be great in the kitchen, when it comes to cooking the books our professional classes would wipe the floor with the opposition.
If not, the 27 countries will wipe the floor with us.
Australian World Cup winner Matt Burke said: "This New Zealand team will wipe the floor with Wales - that's a given.
At this minute we are not capable of being like Spain, of being able to wipe the floor with somebody.
France will wipe the floor with them so buy their supremacy at 1.
According to the Mirror, the former skipper believes the host's lengthy list of injuries will make it easier than ever for England to wipe the floor with their fiercest rivals.
Having had Jim from Canada wipe the floor with him on the subject of people in the West's (in)ability to criticise and even "insult" their leaders, including "royalty," he now trots out the tried-and-tested "killer argument": The Zionist bogeyman.
Iolo is fed up of seeing Sioned wipe the floor with Scott so he reveals the truth that Macs and Sioned slept together.
But on this showing in a London park - watched by Paul's wife Debbie McGee, 51 - it's more likely other contestants will wipe the floor with them.
Derek, the largely ineffectual husband, leaves the women to sort it out among themselves in the most dignified way possible: a protracted cat fight complete with hair-pulling, kicks to the face and Beyonc promising, "I'm gonna wipe the floor with you - who's screaming now?
This will become painfully clear when the show starts and Amanda finds a role for Kelly - as something handy to wipe the floor with.
Despite the worldwide popularity of Chris Martin's group, the rocker insists Oasis are still the best band on the planet and wipe the floor with their rivals.
If you ask anybody people will think that Arsenal are going to wipe the floor with us.
Henk Ten Cate gets his claws into Gers boss Walter Smith after watching the Bairns wipe the floor with his Ajax side
It will undoubtedly sell well but I can't help feeling that a stripped-down version with less equipment and a price tag of just under pounds 13,000 would simply wipe the floor with the opposition.
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