be a cut above someone


be a cut above someone
be a cut above (something/someone) to be better than other things or people.

This dark chocolate contains 70% cocoa solids. It's a cut above ordinary chocolate.

Our new luxury apartments are a cut above the rest.


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  • (a) cut above someone — a cut above (someone/something) better than other people or things. The songs on his new album are definitely a cut above the ones on his last CD …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) cut above something — a cut above (someone/something) better than other people or things. The songs on his new album are definitely a cut above the ones on his last CD …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) cut above — a cut above (someone/something) better than other people or things. The songs on his new album are definitely a cut above the ones on his last CD …   New idioms dictionary

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  • be a cut above — phrase to be much better than someone or something else This is a cut above the average Hollywood thriller. Thesaurus: to be the best or better than someone elsesynonym Main entry: cut …   Useful english dictionary

  • be a cut above something — be a cut above (something/someone) to be better than other things or people. This dark chocolate contains 70% cocoa solids. It s a cut above ordinary chocolate. Our new luxury apartments are a cut above the rest …   New idioms dictionary

  • be a cut above — (something/someone) to be better than other things or people. This dark chocolate contains 70% cocoa solids. It s a cut above ordinary chocolate. Our new luxury apartments are a cut above the rest …   New idioms dictionary

  • be a cut above — to be much better than someone or something else This is a cut above the average Hollywood thriller …   English dictionary

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