wipe the floor with (someone)

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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 someone

If you wipe the floor with someone, you prove that you are much better than they are at doing something, or you defeat them totally in a competition, fight, or argument. When you play against people whose technique is superior, they're going to wipe the floor with you. He wiped the floor with the Prime Minister on his first outing as opposition leader.
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wipe the floor with

inflict a humiliating defeat on. informal
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wipe the ˈfloor with somebody

(informal) defeat somebody completely and easily in an argument, competition, etc: They started arguing about the education reforms, and she wiped the floor with him.Italy wiped the floor with Austria, beating them 5-0.
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If not, the 27 countries will wipe the floor with us.
They'll be expected to wipe the floor with us but we showed them in October we can give them a game.
But McGeehan said: "In that Chelsea game we were 1-0 up from the home leg and people expected them to wipe the floor with us and it will be the same at United.
They thought Napoli would wipe the floor with us, but we showed what a good team we are.
If you ask anybody people will think that Arsenal are going to wipe the floor with us.
It was satisfying because I think everyone thought Manchester United were going to come here and wipe the floor with us because they have been playing so well.
I am convinced their supporters are expecting to turn up and wipe the floor with us as a lower-league team.
People think it is a foregone conclusion and that England are going to wipe the floor with us, but we aren't going there just to make up the numbers.
I played against them in a friendly in Bremen four years ago, when they were expected to wipe the floor with us - the match finished 1-1," he said.
It's a great chance for us to write ourselves into history, even though Rangers are expected to wipe the floor with us.
In front of their own fans, they'll be expected to wipe the floor with us but we showed them in October we can give them a game.
And if we play against Dublin the way we played in the second half today, they will wipe the floor with us, full stop.
sparkey1957: "Warrington will wipe the floor with us, I have no doubt about that.
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