take sb apart Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “take sb apart” in the English Dictionary

"take sb apart" in British English

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take sb apart

mainly UK informal
phrasal verb with take uk   us   /teɪk/ verb (took, taken)
to ​defeat someone very ​easily in a ​sport: He took ​theirdefenceapart, ​scoring three ​goals in the first 20 ​minutes.
(Definition of take sb apart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take sb apart”
in Chinese (Simplified) (比赛中)把…打得一败涂地,轻松击败…
in Chinese (Traditional) (比賽中)把…打得一敗塗地,輕鬆擊敗…
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