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demolition job

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdemolition jobˌdemoˈlition ˌjob noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 an act of criticizing someone severely or telling other people things about them which may be unfair or untrue, in order to harm them or to cause people to have a bad opinion of them 🔊 He accused opposition leaders of doing a demolition job on the president.2 an event, especially a sports event, in which one person or team defeats the other one very easilydemolition job against 🔊 Currie led the team with 55 points in the demolition job against Ireland.
Examples from the Corpus
demolition jobTrapped by the elements, menaced by the wildlife, this team-building exercise ends up being a demolition job.It was a demolition job from start to finish.Leinster did a similar demolition job on Llanelli and lost narrowly to the South-west Division.But Leeds completed their demolition job with a fourth 10 minutes from time.
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