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make mincemeat of somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmake mincemeat of somebody/somethingmake mincemeat of somebody/somethinginformalBEAT/DEFEAT to completely defeat someone in an argument, fight, or game I knew that a good lawyer would make mincemeat of him if I allowed him to give evidence. mincemeat
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make mincemeat of somebody/somethingThis book makes mincemeat of the idea that Reagan was a dunce, amiable or otherwise.She insisted on him staying through my visit, and he made mincemeat of my arguments.It made mincemeat of CoreTest, returning data transfer rates in excess of 1.5Mb/sec.A hostile Public Prosecutor would make mincemeat of her.
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