sweep aside

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A], March 15 ( ANI ): Top-seed Simon Halep overcome windy conditions to sweep aside Petra Martic of Croatia in three-set thriller and book her place in the semi-finals of the Indian Wells Masters here on Thursday.
A DAZZLING double from inspirational John Jack saw Lie sweep aside Winton to coast into the Whyte and Mackay Cup quarter-finals.
SWEET CATOMINE overcame trouble in running to sweep aside her rivals in the Juvenile Fillies to give rider Corey Nakatani his sixth Breeders' Cup success.
Foreign minister Brian Cowen and other EU representatives pledged to sweep aside obstacles and win agreement by June 18.
Conservatives have long lamented the left's near monopoly over the institutions of opinion and information, which has enabled liberal opinion makers, including television producers, to present their own views as gospel truth and sweep aside ideas and belief[s] they don't like.
Leamington had probably the biggest crowd of the day in the Vase - 452 - to see them sweep aside Highfield after Martin Thompson had put them ahead in just 21 seconds when he chased down Andy Gowan in the visitors' goal.
PONTRHYDYFEN are on top of the First Division of the Neath and District Bowls League - and their hopes of collecting more silverware are bright as they sweep aside the opposition in convincing style.
COCKY Valencia boss Rafael Benitez last night insisted his team would sweep aside Celtic - despite their massive injury problems.
As massive planets in such orbits careen close to their parent stars and swoop back out again, they may sweep aside smaller orbs that circle the same star, including any with Earthlike temperatures.