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Meaning of "wipe the floor with someone" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WIPE THE FLOOR WITH SOMEONE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WIPE THE FLOOR WITH SOMEONE

wintrier
wintriest
wintrily
wintriness
wintry
winy
winze
wipe
wipe out
wipe the slate clean
wipeout
wiper
wiper blade
WIPO
wippen
wirable
wire
wire brush
wire cloth

WORDS THAT END LIKE WIPE THE FLOOR WITH SOMEONE

come back to someone
dance attendance on someone
do a number on someone
get no change out of someone
get the measure of someone
give it up for someone
give place to someone
hand it to someone
have the drop on someone
I wouldn´t doubt someone
knock the stuffing out of someone
leone
make love to someone
not put it past someone
pass the time of day with someone
put the bite on someone
someone
stand to someone
the price of someone
turn the tables on someone
woe betide someone

Synonyms and antonyms of wipe the floor with someone in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WIPE THE FLOOR WITH SOMEONE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wipe the floor with someone» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wipe the floor with someone

Translation of «wipe the floor with someone» into 25 languages

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Translator English - Chinese

擦了别人的地板
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

limpiar el piso con alguien
570 millions of speakers

English

wipe the floor with someone
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

किसी के साथ फर्श साफ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يمسح الأرض مع شخص ما
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вытереть пол с кем
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

limpar o chão com alguém
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কেউ সঙ্গে মেঝে মুছা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

essuyer le plancher avec quelqu´un
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Lap lantai dengan seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wischen den Boden mit jemand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

誰かと床を拭く
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

누군가 와 함께 바닥 을 닦아
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngilangke lantai karo wong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lau sàn nhà với một ai đó
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

யாராவது தரையில் துடைக்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोणीतरी मजला पुसून टाका
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Zemini birisi ile sil
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

pulire il pavimento con qualcuno
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wytrzeć podłogę z kimś
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

витерти підлогу з ким
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

șterge podeaua cu cineva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σκουπίστε το πάτωμα με κάποιον
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vee die vloer met iemand
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Torka golvet med någon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tørke gulvet med noen
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wipe the floor with someone

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WIPE THE FLOOR WITH SOMEONE»

The term «wipe the floor with someone» is used very little and occupies the 171.156 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WIPE THE FLOOR WITH SOMEONE»

Discover the use of wipe the floor with someone in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wipe the floor with someone and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chambers Idioms
2 to destroy (someone or something) completely: They wiped out the whole regiment in one battle. wipe the floor with (someone) see floor. wire have one's wires crossed to misunderstand one another: I'm sorry, I think we got our wires crossed ...
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Chambers concise dictionary
[Anglo-Saxon wipian] ♢ wipe the floor with someone to defeat them completely. O wipe out slang to fall from a surfboard or skis, etc. See also WIPEOUT. wipe someone out slang to kill or murder them, wipe something out 1 to remove or get rid ...
Ian Brookes, 2004
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Chabers 21st Century Dictionary
2 to start dancing at a dance, etc □ The orchestra played and the bridal couple took the floor. 3 to start a performance on stage □ The comedian took the floor. • wipe the floor with someone slang to defeat them ignominiously; to humiliate them ...
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Stedman's Guide to Idioms: Know the Lingo
Wipe the floor with (someone or something) To defeat something or someone in a competition, or to physically harm someone. The new arthritis drug wiped the floor clean with the COX-2 inhibitor. With everything on it Wipe the slate clean To  ...
Elaine Olson, 2005
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
2 to begin to dance: The young couple took the floor and waltzed round the room. wipe the floor with (someone) to defeat (someone) completely: He tried to argue with his wife about the matter, but she wiped the floor with him. flower the flower ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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Al Majaz:
... vJ ^ ^^Jil .iikdl «Juk ^ oUI^J-l u-^i>l • » wipe the floor with someone "i-V mop ^J ^t^^ Ubi) iljf-H f j^. She will wipe the floor with him. (wipe j* .<J_)i-j Oj* J»^- Ul wipe the slate clean tlk>t-(j jTU-i iijJn J±J*r ^* iu^ ^pdi clean slate .bo*- j. *JL,JI We ...
Wahab Alansari, 2005
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A Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English
1944.) Ex 'to wipe the floor with someone'. floor the odds. (Gen. of a horse) to win despite heavy odds: the turf:-—1882. Daily Telegraph, 16 Nov., 'The odds were floored from an unexpected quarter.' floored, ppl adj. Senses as in t0 floor, q.v.-2.
Eric Partridge, 2006
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Advanced Communication Skills Laboratory Manual
A big fish: An important or leading person. 191. Have other fish to try: To have something else to do or to attend to. 192. Flavour of the month: A person or thing that is particularly liked at the moment. 193. Wipe the floor with someone: To defeat ...
Rani D Sudha, 2010
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Dubbel Dutch:
... to sweep the floor, so when you hear the expression met iemand de vloer aanvegen, you may be tempted to think it means the same as the English to wipe the floor with someone (and this is indeed what dictionaries will tell you). In practice ...
Kevin Cook, 2002
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Dictionary of Modern Colloquial French
4 Avoir quelqu'un dans sa poche: To be sure of someone's total obedience. 5 Mettre quelqu'un dans sa poche: To 'beat someone into a cocked hat', to 'wipe the floor with someone', to be more than a match for someone. 6 C'est dans la poche ...
E A Lovatt Esq, R J H, R. J. H 'erail, 2005

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