a cut above


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a cut above

Noticeably superior to others within the same category. With his vast experience and charming personality, it was clear to see that Gary was a cut above the rest of the candidates who interviewed for the sales position.
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a cut above somebody/something

better than other people or things The songs on his new album are definitely a cut above the ones on his last CD.
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a cut above

One that is superior to another or others.
See also: above, cut