leave (someone) in the dust

Definition of leave (someone) in the dust

US, informal

  1. :  to go far ahead of (someone) :  to be much more advanced than (someone) The company has left its competitors in the dust.

Word by Word Definitions

leaveplay
  1. :  bequeath, devise

    :  to have remaining after one's death

    :  to cause to remain as a trace or aftereffect

  1. :  permission to do something

    :  authorized especially extended absence from duty or employment

    :  an act of leaving :  departure

  1. :  leaf

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

dustplay
  1. :  fine particles of matter (as of earth)

    :  the particles into which something disintegrates

    :  something worthless

  1. :  to make dusty

    :  to make free of dust

    :  to sprinkle with fine particles


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