punch above your weight Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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punch above your weight

mainly UK informal If a ​country or ​businesspunches above ​itsweight, it ​becomesinvolved in, or ​succeeds in, an ​activity that ​needs more ​power, ​money, etc. than it ​seems to have: Singapore ​punches above ​itsweight in the ​worldeconomy.
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