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beat sb hollow

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to defeat someone easily and by a large amount: We played my brother's school at basketball and beat them hollow.
(Definition of beat sb hollow from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beat sb hollow”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻易击败某人,取得压倒性胜利…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕易擊敗某人,取得壓倒性勝利…
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