eat/have someone or something for lunch

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Definition of eat/have someone or something for lunch

US, informal
: to outdo or defeat someone or something very badly The big hardware chain was eating/having the local store for lunch.

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“Eat/have someone or something for lunch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eat%2Fhave%20someone%20or%20something%20for%20lunch. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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