One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Greatly superior.‘the restaurant is streets ahead of its local rivals’
superior, finer, of higher quality, greater, in a different class, one step aheadView synonyms
- ‘But the city remains streets ahead of London, Birmingham, Edinburgh and ‘posh’ southern towns like Windsor and Bath.’
- ‘Our labour market polices are streets ahead of Europe.’
- ‘As a football team we were streets ahead of them, but they got a penalty and a breakaway goal.’
- ‘With Roger Federer head and shoulders above everyone at the very top, Andy Roddick, Lleyton Hewitt and Safin are streets ahead of the rest.’
- ‘‘The cars were streets ahead of their time,’ said Mr Joseland.’
- ‘Mowbray agreed: ‘Their goalkeeper was streets ahead of every one of their players which shows justice was done in the end.’’
- ‘Significantly, the president's personal popularity ratings are high at about 35% - streets ahead of anybody else.’
- ‘He is streets ahead of anyone else, and Ian McGeechan could not lace Jim Renwick's boots as far as I am concerned.’
- ‘‘Bacup have demonstrated that they are streets ahead of the rest,’ said Rothwell.’
- ‘‘French is streets ahead of everything,’ said Debson.’
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