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English definition of “take sb apart”

take sb apart

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with take   /teɪk/ (took, taken) us  
to defeat someone very easily in a sport: He took their defence apart, scoring three goals in the first 20 minutes.Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
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