Wipe the Floor with Someone

Also: Mop (up) the floor with someone Meaning of Idiom ‘Wipe the Floor With Someone’ To wipe the floor with someone means to inflict a humiliating and thorough defeat on them; to have an overwhelming victory. 1Ayto, John. Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms. Oxford: Oxford U, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,3Kirkpatrick, … Read more

Get In On the Ground Floor

Also: Let someone in on the ground floor Meaning of Idiom ‘Get in on the Ground Floor’ To get in on the ground floor is to become involved in something, often a business or enterprise from the very beginning or early stages of its development. To let someone in on the ground floor is to … Read more