wipe (someone's) eye

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wipe (someone's) eye

To best someone. Primarily heard in UK. After how much she bragged about her prowess at darts, I doubt she expected me to wipe her eye.
See also: eye, wipe

wipe someone's eye

get the better of a person. British informal, dated
See also: eye, wipe
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JP McManus' Wipe Your Eye was turned over as the 8-11 favourite in the Crown Racing 'Stars Of The Future' Standard Open National Hunt Flat Race, with Carl Llewellyn's Kid Charlemagne hacking up by eight lengths.
Really, I'm not trying to wipe your eye with this story.
Thanks for all the memories, For all those games you won, Your woven in the fabric, Your Anfields favourite son, When you play your last game at Anfield, I know you'll wipe your eyes, The kop love you like you love them, And that.
If it's a one-on-one situation, or a small dinner party, as you right yourself after your hoot, wipe your eyes, try to catch your breath, sigh, look at the speaker, do a respectable double take, and wide-eye the person with, "Oh my God, you mean it.
Director Mark Waters doesn't quite deliver the goods as freshly as in Freaky Friday and Mean Girls and it certainly won't leave you wishing you'd taken a box of tissues to wipe your eyes.
The first, Wipe Your Eyes, sounded as anthemic as you've come to expect.