Meaning of “give sb a run for his/her/their money” in the English Dictionary

british dictionary

"give sb a run for his/her/their money" in British English

See all translations

give sb a run for his/her/their money

to not allow someone to win easily:

We're going to give the other candidate a run for her money.

(Definition of “give sb a run for his/her/their money” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)