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I saw this tweet

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WATCH: 3-YR-OLD CHESS PRODIGY CRIES AFTER GETTING RINSED ON RUSSIAN TV

and couldn't make sense of it, my mother tongue not being English did not help the situation, thus I'm here... Thanks for answers

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It is British slang and it means he was beaten badly. Humiliated, ruined, destroyed.

As Wiktionary says (meaning 3):

rinse (v.) (Britain, slang) To thoroughly defeat in an argument, fight or other competition.

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    It's not a use that I have ever encountered before. Only by context could I guess the intended meaning. – Colin Fine Jan 1 '17 at 23:34
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    Never heard "rinsed" before but seems tame compared to a similar expression "getting hosed" which in a competitive situation means "to lose badly". – Peter Jan 1 '17 at 23:49

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