Beat the pants off

Beat the pants off


 to easily win against someone by a large margin or score; to surpass or be more successful than another.


My son was so embarrassed when his younger sister beat the pants off him in chess.

When it comes to ticket sales the Harry Potter movies beat the pants off the Twilight series. 



Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What does the idiom ‘Beat the pants off’ mean?

The idiom Beat the pants off means “to deal with a difficult situation without being harmed or damaged”

How do you use ‘Beat the pants off’ in a sentence?

Example usage of idiom ‘Beat the pants off’: Newspapers have weathered the storm of online information by providing news online themselves.

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