not in the same street

not in the same street (as someone or something)

Not nearly as good as someone or something. Primarily heard in UK. The replacement actor did a serviceable job, but he isn't a on the same street as the original lead. I loved my old computer—this new one just isn't on the same street.
See also: not, same, someone, street

not in the same street

far inferior in terms of ability. British informal
See also: not, same, street