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the cream of sth

C1 the ​best of a ​particulargroup of things or ​people: The cream of this year's ​graduates have gone ​abroad for ​jobs. These ​artists are the ​best of ​ourstudents - the cream of the ​crop.
(Definition of the cream of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the cream of sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) …的精华, …的精英…
in Chinese (Traditional) …的精華, …的精英…
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