be head and shoulders above (someone or something)

be head and shoulders above (someone or something)

To be significantly better than someone or something. I think John should definitely get the job—he's head and shoulders above all the other applicants. The company's newest smartphone is head and shoulders above the rest of the competition.
See also: above, and, head, shoulder
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