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that beats everything

US also that beats all slang
used to express great surprise: You mean she just left her job without telling anyone she was going? Well, that beats everything!
(Definition of that beats everything from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “that beats everything”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示非常惊讶)真是从来没有的怪事…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示非常驚訝)真是從未發生過的怪事…
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