crème de la crème

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crème de la crème

Of a person or a thing, the very best of a similar group or type. Literally translated from French as "cream of the cream." This car is the crème de la crème of luxury vehicles. Janet is the crème de la crème of photographers.
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I am looking to start working soon," Dela Cruz said.
A resident of Cherry Hill, New Jersey, dela Torre is a graduate of Temple University's Risk Management and Insurance Program, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Risk Management and Insurance.
Police spokesman Tawny Wright said the incident was witnessed by other family members, who said they know of "no reason" why Dela Rosa would attack her granddaughter.
We already have some names and solutions in mind, but will be doing more comparison studies with other systems exhibited at the show," said dela Vega.
The private bank has hired Paul Dela Roche from RBC Dominion Securities and Robin Zueger from Zurich Cantonal Bank in Switzerland last month.
Dela Cruz has also completed her additional two years, and is eligible to sit for the board's oral exam next year.
Dela Cruz Eason, of Westminster, November 11, 2009.
ISTANBUL, Sep 3, 2009 (TUR) -- Paris Mayor Bertrand Dela will decorate Turkish photographer Ara Guler with "vermeil medal" within the scope of the "Turkish Cultural Season" in France.
The bay colt is out of the King's Best mare Miss Dela, a halfsister to Group 3 winner Governor Brown.
Dela has changed so much: her hair is highlighted, she has blue contacts, and wears skintight clothes.
Stephen Wirthlin thwarted DeLa Salle's opening drive by blocking Michael Czyz's 29-yard field-goal attempt, and Canyon responded by driving 80 yards on eight plays for the game's first touchdown on Longshore's 1-yard run.
Ferdinand Dela Cruz's grieving wife Ginadel, 41, said yesterday: "He called me between 6pm and 6.
A BOWLING alley technician crushed to death under a ten-pin machine was named yesterday as Ferdinand Dela Cruz.
Este es el secreto muy marauilloso de como se ha de sacar el azeyte dela flor del romero.
The hostage, a 46-year-old truck driver named Angelo dela Cruz, had been threatened with execution unless Arroyo approved an early pullout.