out and away


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out and away

By a very wide, inarguable margin. Usually used just before a superlative, such as "the best." They're out and away the best team in the league, but they've had a string of bad luck recently. That was out and away the worst vacation I've ever had. Everything that could have gone wrong did!
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out and away

By far, surpassing all others, as in He's out and away the best pitcher in the league. [First half of 1800s]
See also: and, away, out
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out and away

by far.
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