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have someone for lunch

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have someone for lunch

verb phrase

To defeat and destroy someone; clobber, EAT someone's LUNCH: Then Ronald Reagan had Walter Mondale for lunch (1980s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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