Meaning of “separate the wheat from the chaff” in the English Dictionary

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"separate the wheat from the chaff" in British English

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separate the wheat from the chaff

to separate things or people that are of high quality or ability from those that are not:

The first round of interviews really separates the wheat from the chaff.

(Definition of “separate the wheat from the chaff” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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