world-beater


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world-beater

Someone or something that is far superior to any other person or thing in a given category or area. The documentary traces the athlete's journey from an impoverished amateur to a superstar world-beater. While it is certainly an impressive machine, I think the very high cost and relative lack of worthwhile apps may prevent the public from seeing it as a real world-beater.

world-beater

n. an aggressive and ambitious person. They hired an alleged world-beater to manage the office.
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A READER got in touch after last week's column to ask who I had in mind when writing that England players can look world-beaters for their club alongside foreign stars yet less than average when playing for their country without them.
"We know they can do it, we believe they can do it, but let's just calm ourselves down a little bit before we start saying that we have world-beaters in our squad.
The airline's deal to purchase up to 24 Boeing 787 Dreamliners is designed to make it a world-beater, said board chairman Mahmood Al Kooheji.
To do so, the 21-year-old (pictured) needs to be a world-beater by June - and therefore achieve the feat more quickly than his fellow featherweight Naseem Hamed did.
To do so, the 21-year-old needs to be a world-beater by June - and therefore achieve the feat more quickly than his fellow featherweight Naseem Hamed.
WHO would have thought that this wee country would produce an Andy Murray - a potential world-beater at tennis?
He said: "You become a better player when you are injured, you become a world-beater when you are injured, "When you come back, there is an expectation, but I can deal with it.
But the technology surrounding the "friction-free engine", intelligent stop-start and longer transmission ratio ensures that it is a world-beater.
Robin van Persie should be back to fitness by then and Arjen Robben is a world-beater on his day.
Hats off to BMW - the Cooper D is a proper world-beater.
This step up in trip can only serve to bring about further progress and she will not have to be a world-beater to get the better of this moderate bunch.
Anne Keothavong will never be a world-beater but the spirit she showed against defending champ Venus Williams should serve as inspiration to younger, perhaps more gifted, English girls.
The one big thing that will make Birmingham a true world-beater is a sustainable transport system fit for the next century.
We need to give him more time and he will prove himself a world-beater.