not in the same street (as someone or something)

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 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