(one) can't top that

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(one) can't top that

One cannot improve upon or surpass something, as in excellence, quality, value, etc. Wow, a whole meal for just $5? Can't top that! Look at that majestic sunrise! Gosh, you can't top that.
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You can't top that unforgettable swim with the giant beasts that have been around for 60 million years and survived from the last days of the dinosaurs.
And just when you think they can't top that, out come the fireworks, music and projections on the castle which is jaw dropping.
And just when you think they can't top that, out come on the fireworks, music and projections on the castle which is jaw dropping.
You can't top that. Weirdest thing you've ever been asked to do?
"Performing his work was an honour enough, but to hear from the man himself was phenomenal - you just can't top that."
Rapidly turning into a modern-day version of Richard Hill and you can't top that.
"I led off right after him, and my nerves got going because Jason led off with a home run and you can't top that," Tremblay said.
You either say, 'No, I can't top that' and move into another field or you just go with it," the Daily Express quoted him as saying.
You can't top that whatever your profession, whether football goalkeeper or bin man - one of the several blue collar jobs Southall did before getting his break in the professional game.
'You can't top that! It just leaves me to parade the St Leger winner.'
Bernice got up and hugged her older daughter before saying, "I guess I can't top that, but I'll try.
Sometimes even the best play written in the English language in 50 years can't top that.
'You can't top that,' Henn told the Inquirer in a roundtable interview.