make mincemeat (out) of


: to destroy, ruin, or defeat (someone or something) in a very thorough and complete way
Last year's champions have been making mincemeat of the competition again this year.

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Recent Examples on the Web Built around an aluminum enduro frame with carbon components, the bike is lightweight yet sturdy and can make mincemeat of rocky terrain. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 10 Mar. 2023 Close all the way except in one respect: The final score will make mincemeat of the total. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 4 Nov. 2022 Officially known as the 2023 Mercedes-AMG G63 4×4² (or 4×4 Squared), the luxury SUV is designed to make mincemeat of any terrain by adding higher ground clearance to its solid powertrain. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 20 June 2022 Rory McIlroy watched Tiger Woods make mincemeat of the par 5s at Bay Hill on his way to a record eight wins at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Edgar Thompson,, 4 Mar. 2021

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“Make mincemeat (out) of.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.

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