be not in the same league

be not in the same league

To not have the same or similar level of qualities, skills, or achievements (as someone or something else). While their journey to the Olympics has been remarkable, it's clear that this young team is just not in the same league as the rest of the competition. It's fine to enjoy dumb action films, but they're not in the same league as classics like "Casablanca"!
See also: league, not, same
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not be in the same ˈleague/ˈclass/ˈstreet

(informal) be of a much lower standard than somebody/something: He was a good painter, but not in the same league as Picasso.We’re not in the same class as the Swiss ski team. They’re the best in the world.
See also: class, league, not, same, street
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