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be a cut above
To be 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.
be a cut above something/somebody
to be better than other things or people This dark chocolate contains 70% cocoa solids. It's a cut above ordinary chocolate. Our new luxury apartments are a cut above the rest.