Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

landslide

landslide
Meaning(s)
1) overwhelming or total
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    • a landslide victory
  • Analysis
    A landslide can refer to a collapse of rock or earth from a mountain or cliff. "Three people were badly injured in a landslide in the Dolomites today." A 'landslide' is also an overwhelming amount of votes for an individual or a party in an election. "The green party won in a landslide vote."
  • Professional Examples (Advance)
    1. The election results are in. You won by a huge margin. It was a landslide victory!
    2. The amendment to the constitution was passed, in what is being called a landslide for its supporters.
  • Social Examples (Advance)
    1. We won the match 5-1 it was a landslide!
    2. A barrier was built to prevent landslides on the edge of the cliffs.
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