Scrabble – this is how I like spending some of my days. Since months (or even years) I’ve been playing an on-line version of Scrabble with my friends.
One day I heard:
You are mopping the floor with me.
My first thought was connected with cleaning a floor using a mop:
But, what playing a game has in common with mopping the floor?
Of course, I opened a dictionary and learned that my friend used an idiom:
mop the floor with someone
We played a game and after each of my move, I got more and more points than she, so she only said that I defeat her completely in that game.
I tried to find an etymology of this idiom, and found only this information:
I like learning new idioms.