walk all over

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walk all over

  1. Used other than as an idiom: see walk,‎ all,‎ over.
    He walked all over the Lakes region that Summer.
  2. (transitive, idiomatic, colloquial) To dominate a person or a group; to have a person take a submissive or inferior role.
    • 1913, Robert Herrick, One woman's life, page 104:
      They don't lie down before their husbands and let them walk all over them.
  3. (transitive, idiomatic, colloquial) To easily beat a competitor in a contest; to win without much effort.
    • 2006, Eddie Kantar, Bridge for Dummies, page 4:
      Part V: Playing a Strong Defense and Keeping Score: You just can't let your opponents walk all over you!