Definition of carve someone up in English:

carve someone up

informal
  • 1Slash someone with a knife or other sharp object.
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    • Actually, his relatives seem more interested in carving her up with a knife - and Daniel along with her.
    • I'll go straight to wherever you're lying, asleep, and use that knife to carve you up.
    • They're standing out there with long knives, waiting to carve you up and you had to justify everything you said.
  • 2Drive aggressively into the path of another driver while overtaking: I had to carve up a Volvo in order to follow him
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    • It's the online equivalent to blowing a whistle down the phone line when dealing with nuisance calls - or chasing a motorist for five miles after they've carved you up.
    • Next came a man who carved me up somewhere near Regent's Park in London.
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