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be the cat's whiskers

UK old-fashioned (US old-fashioned be the cat's meow/pajamas)
to be better than everyone else
Translations of “be the cat's whiskers”
in Chinese (Traditional) 比別人都強, 是最棒的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比别人都强, 是最棒的…
(Definition of be the cat's whiskers from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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