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second to none

The best; without rival. Of course my daughter will go to Harvard—it's second to none! The owner is a famous pastry chef, so the desserts here are truly second to none.
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second to none

better than everything else. This is an excellent car—second to none. Her suggestion was second to none, and the manager accepted it eagerly.
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second to none

The best, as in Mom's chocolate cake is second to none. Shakespeare was among the first to use this term in The Comedy of Errors (5:1), when Angelo speaks warmly of Antipholus of Syracuse: "Of credit infinite, highly belov'd, second to none that lives here."
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second to none

surpassed by no other.
1961 Joseph Heller Catch-22 He would stand second to none in his devotion to country.
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second to ˈnone

very good; as good as the best: This airline’s safety record is second to none.
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