win hands down

win hands down
выиграть без труда, шутя, легко одержать победу; ≈ в два счёта одолеть [этим. спорт. бросить поводья, так как победа обеспечена (о жокее)]; см. тж. hands down

And turning to George he said: ‘She's a clipper. She'll win hands down.’ (J. Galsworthy, ‘In Chancery’, part I, ch. II) — И, повернувшись к Джорджу, он сказал: - Лошадка классная. Она возьмет приз без труда.

Will you and Tiernan come in with me and Edstrom to take over the city and run it during the next two years? If you will, we can win hands down. (Th. Dreiser, ‘The Titan’, ch. XXXV) — Не хотите ли вы с Тирненом присоединиться ко мне и Эдстрому и годика на два забрать город в свои руки? Если мы будем действовать сообща, мы можем победить, даже пальцем не пошевельнув.

Of course, he told himself savagely, if only Smith hadn't been so damned ladylike in his tactics they'd have won hands down. (A. J. Cronin, ‘The Northern Light’, part II, ch. I) — Конечно, с яростью говорил он себе, если бы Смит так не церемонился, они бы в два счета одолели этого типа.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • win hands down — phrase to win by a large amount or very easily The team confidently expected to win hands down. Thesaurus: to win a game, competition or argumentsynonym Main entry: win …   Useful english dictionary

  • win hands down — to win by a large amount or very easily The team confidently expected to win hands down …   English dictionary

  • win hands down — win (something) hands down to win easily. She won the debate hands down …   New idioms dictionary

  • win hands down — {v. phr.} To win conclusively and without external help. * /The opposition was so weak that Dan won the election hands down./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • win hands down — {v. phr.} To win conclusively and without external help. * /The opposition was so weak that Dan won the election hands down./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • win\ hands\ down — v. phr. To win conclusively and without external help. The opposition was so weak that Dan won the election hands down …   Словарь американских идиом

  • hands down — adverb with no difficulty she beat him handily • Syn: ↑handily * * * easily and decisively; without question winning the debate hands down * * * /ˈhændzˈdaʊn/ adv informal 1 : without much effort : very easily …   Useful english dictionary

  • hands down — adverb 1. ) if you win something hands down, you win very easily 2. ) without any doubt: Leslie is hands down the nicest person I know. ╾ ,hands down adjective: a hands down favorite …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • win something hands down — win (something) hands down to win easily. She won the debate hands down …   New idioms dictionary

  • win (something) hands down — win (sth) ˌhands ˈdown idiom (informal) to win sth very easily Main entry: ↑winidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • hands-down — adjective achieved without great effort a hands down victory • Similar to: ↑easy * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: hands down 1. : achieved without great effort : easy …   Useful english dictionary


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