polish sth/sb off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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polish sth/sb off

phrasal verb with polish uk   /ˈpɒl.ɪʃ/  us   /ˈpɑː.lɪʃ/ verb [T]
to ​defeat a ​competitoreasily: Arsenal ​polished off Chelsea 5–0 in Saturday's ​match. San Fransisco ​polished off the injury-riddled Los Angeles Lakers.
(Definition of polish sth/sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “polish sth/sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻易击败…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕易擊敗…
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