by a wide margin

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by a wide margin

By a large amount; by a lot. We won that game by a wide margin! I think the final score was 10-1.
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Company A's stock performance was also above that of the other two companies by a wide margin, with an 18 percent total return to shareholders (TRS)--stock price appreciation plus dividends--over the past five years.
At higher stock price growth rates, Company A's value sharing improves--it is more in line with Company B's, but still leads Company C's by a wide margin.
Batting average, just a component of both, was vastly overrated when compared to drawing walks and hitting for power; 1970s catcher Gene Tenace, with his low batting average and high walk numbers, was never considered the offensive equivalent of his singles-hitting counterpart Manny Sanguillen, when in fact Tenace was his run-producing superior by a wide margin.