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English definition of “blow sth/sb out of the water”

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blow sth/sb out of the water

to destroy or defeat something or someone completely: They came to court with fresh evidence that would, they said, blow the prosecution's case completely out of the water.
Translations of “blow sth/sb out of the water”
in Chinese (Traditional) 以壓倒性姿態戰勝…, 徹底擊垮……
in Chinese (Simplified) 战胜…, 击垮……
(Definition of blow sth/sb out of the water from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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