One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Noticeably superior to.‘she's a cut above the rest’
superior to, much better thanView synonyms
- ‘Contractual issues delayed the re-opening but all of that is just a bad memory as the shop has proved that its not only back in business it's also a cut above the rest.’
- ‘Against all the evidence, the English still believe themselves a superior race, a cut above the rest of us.’
- ‘What makes him a cut above the rest is his amazing simplicity.’
- ‘England and France, maybe even Wales, are a cut above that.’
- ‘They were dominant literally throughout the field and on the day genuinely looked a cut above all others in the county right now.’
- ‘Each player, made to think he is valuable, bought for a large sum of money, will think himself a cut above the rest.’
- ‘Bradford Council believes it is a cut above the rest when it comes to keeping the district tidy as the Government today slated councils for not doing enough.’
- ‘Fred believes his outfit is a cut above the rest because it is modelled on the uniform worn by a Great Western Railway station master in the 1850s.’
- ‘But this particular showhouse was a cut above the rest because it also had a credible message - that of universal design.’
- ‘This test is a cut above most of the silly self-evaluation tests one finds on the Web.’
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