head and shoulders above Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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head and shoulders above

If someone or something is head and ​shoulders above other ​people or things, he, she, or it is a lot ​better than them: There's no ​competition - they're head and ​shoulders above the ​rest.
(Definition of head and shoulders above from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “head and shoulders above”
in Chinese (Simplified) 远远超过,比…强得多…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遠遠超過,比…強得多…
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