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knock/beat somebody/something into a cocked hat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishknock/beat somebody/something into a cocked hatknock/beat somebody/something into a cocked hatBETTERto be a lot better than someone or something else My mother is such a good cook she knocks everybody else into a cocked hat. cocked hat
Examples from the Corpus
knock/beat somebody/something into a cocked hatCavalli had no difficulty knocking the work of other composers into a cocked hat.
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