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treufreund
Jun 27th, 2003, 04:23 PM
I have noticed the great creativity on this board and in reporters (who sometimes pick the totally wrongs verb). Here are some verbs or expressions I have seen to say "defeat"

Beat
overcame
overwhelmed
overpowered
outplayed
outfinessed
outperformed
ousted
outserved
outgunned
outlasted
outclassed
outmaneuvered
wore out
blasted... off the court
demoralized
crushed
slaughtered
spanked
killed
annihilated
destroyed
edged out
sneaked by
romped
routed
tofued
sliced and diced
sushied
peeled
wiped ... off the court
swept past
blew away
gave.... a tennis clinic
stomped

can you think of more? there have to be 100s of these ways to say "defeated"

KindaNice
Jun 28th, 2003, 02:08 PM
pummeled
pounded
conquered
thrashed
creamed
pounded
hammered

are my additions!

treufreund
Jun 28th, 2003, 04:33 PM
devastated

kyk710
Jun 29th, 2003, 03:56 AM
Demolished
bludgeoned
pistol-whipped (lol)
mauled
whipped
clobbered

kyk710
Jun 29th, 2003, 04:01 AM
stopped
outwitted
pelted
decapitated
knocked out
upset (for example Chanda :sad:)


or in the case of a particular semifinal match at RG '03 "Cheated out of winning ;), overthrown, tricked. deceived ;);)"