Synonyms of get the better of in English:

get the better of


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phrase

1‘I was going to disagree but impulse got the better of me’

SYNONYMS
defeat, beat, best, conquer, trounce, thrash, rout, vanquish, overcome, overwhelm, overpower, destroy, drub, triumph over, prevail over, gain a victory over, win against, win over, worst, subdue, quash, crush
informal lick, slaughter, murder, kill, clobber, hammer, whip, paste, crucify, demolish, wipe the floor with, make mincemeat of, take to the cleaners, walk over, walk all over, run rings around
British informal stuff, marmalize
North American informal shellac, skunk