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English definition of “be streets ahead”

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be streets ahead

UK informal
C2 to be much better or much more advanced than another thing or person: The latest sales figures show that we're streets ahead of the competition.
Translations of “be streets ahead”
in Chinese (Traditional) (比另一物或人)好得多,明顯領先…
in Chinese (Simplified) (比另一物或人)好得多,明显领先…
(Definition of be streets ahead from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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