- mincemeat (n.)
- 1660s, originally in the figurative sense of what someone plans to make of his enemy, an alteration of earlier minced meat (1570s); from mince (v.) + meat (n.). Mince-pie is attested from c. 1600; as rhyming slang for "eye" it is attested from 1857.
- 1. I can imagine a defence lawyer making mincemeat of him if we ever put him up in court.
- 2. The Prime Minister made mincemeat of his opponent's arguments.
- 3. He was gobbling mincemeat, meat bone, bread and cheese, all at once.
- 他就把碎肉 、 肉骨头 、 面包和乳酪一古脑儿往嘴里塞.
- 4. Globo Gym's making mincemeat of the Las Vegas Police Department.
- 5. The enemy infantry were made mincemeat of by our artillery.
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