up there with

(right) up there with somebody/something

as good or as bad as someone or something else He's up there with the most important sculptors of our age. I thought that wine was right up there with vinegar and turpentine as a taste treat.
See also: up
References in classic literature ?
The Shepherdsons and Grangerfords used the same steam- boat landing, which was about two mile above our house; so sometimes when I went up there with a lot of our folks I used to see a lot of the Shepherdsons there on their fine horses.