Definition of with the best of them in English:

with the best of them

phrase

  • As well or as much as anyone.

    ‘he'll be out there dancing with the best of them’
    • ‘But where they are in power, they privatise with the best of them.’
    • ‘She proved she could rap with the best of them, but her singing voice leaves quite a bit to be desired.’
    • ‘Here again the society is fortunate to have a great line-up with any of the ensemble capable of mixing it with the best of them.’
    • ‘She still had her Irish brogue and could dance with the best of them.’
    • ‘It's coupled with a male lead singer who croons with the best of them.’
    • ‘The calibre of this years Oscar nominations is top-notch and Chicago is up there with the best of them.’
    • ‘The lucky threesome were whisked off to the home of Derby County - Pride Park - where they were wined and dined with the best of them.’
    • ‘After Round Five, that gives her 28 from a possible 40, right up there with the best of them.’
    • ‘Scotland's new forward coach gets the ball away with the best of them but, when he is unable to do so, seldom fails to protect possession jealously.’
    • ‘We like to think that we're up there with the best of them, and we get grumpy and defensive when visitors suggest otherwise.’
    • ‘When it comes to small countries, the Eaglemeister can stomp with the best of them.’
    • ‘Now I slur my words and mangle the language with the best of them, though people close to me do still tease me for my tendency towards pomposity.’
    • ‘She knows her French philosophers and can pontificate on Sartrian self-determinism with the best of them.’
    • ‘Not much of a dribbler; could travel and carry the ball with the best of them.’
    • ‘Our companies can compete with the best of them, if the playing field is level.’
    • ‘He's the player who makes it work at the sharp end, a finisher who can hold the ball up, nick the odd penalty, and bully a centre-half with the best of them.’
    • ‘Once upon a time, say the authors, most Scots knew most of the dances and could take a turn with the best of them, but that is not always the case today.’
    • ‘They know they can compete with the best of them, but their greatest opponent still appears to be the demons in their head.’
    • ‘I've never been a big meat eater, although until a few weeks ago I was happily enjoying KFC with the best of them.’
    • ‘We can park with the best of them - we've all had enough practice.’