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Old September 02, 2009, 02:38 PM
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What would be a good Spanish quivalent of 'To wipe the floor with somebody'


wipe the floor with somebody (British, American & Australian) also mop the floor with somebody (American)
to defeat someone easily Alex is always really good in a debate, she'll wipe the floor with them.

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What would be a good Spanish quivalent of 'To wipe the floor with somebody'


wipe the floor with somebody (British, American & Australian) also mop the floor with somebody (American)
to defeat someone easily Alex is always really good in a debate, she'll wipe the floor with them.

http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/wiping+the+floor

barrer el piso (con alguien)
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tenerlo chupado/fácil con alguien
Es coser y cantar
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Mexican slang: "agarrar a alguien de trapeador" (to use someone like a mop)
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¡Muchas gracias Chili, Robin y Angelica!

Wordreference sobre 'chupado' :

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chupado -da adjetivo

chupado -da adjetivo
  1. [estar] (fam) (flaco) skinny
  1. [estar] (Esp fam) (fácil) dead easy (colloq)
  1. [estar] (AmL fam) (borracho) plastered (colloq)
    1. [estar] (Chi, Per) (inhibido) withdrawn
    1. [ser] (Chi, Per fam) (tímido) shy
¿Presumo que refieres al segundo sentido/significado, Robin?
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