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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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That put him top of the Arsenal scoring charts as well as putting into the minds of some the notion that, 10 years after Sven Goran Eriksson took him to a World Cup, Walcott might be maturing into a world-beater.
To prove they are world-beaters they have to beat Les Diables Rouges (The Red Devils), who topped Group H with three wins in three matches surrendering only one goal so far in Brazil.
"To be a world-beater you've got to put your international shirt on and play very well.
Stating that he expected England to become world-beaters again as they have got enough talent and great players in county cricket, Swann also said that Giles knows the system for which he was brought in by Flower to take over the one-day role.
THE England rugby team, just a few weeks ago, looked anything like world-beaters.
A Midland company is playing its part to ensure that England's future soccer stars are world-beaters.
The home team do not appear on paper to be world-beaters, so a reproduction of that York form might be good enough to take this Classic.
We might not be world-beaters on the field but can we at least get it right off the field?
The problem is that when England have a half-decent team at any sport, they have a tendency to start imagining they are absolute world-beaters.
He has the ability to make his men believe they are world-beaters, as they turn out to be.
"There's so much to choose from that if we get it right and get that structure in place, England are going to be world-beaters again."
San Marino are in the group merely to make up the numbers and Cyprus, despite their win over Wales in 2005, are hardly world-beaters, so a six-point haul would give a healthier look to the Group D table without having too much effect on the outcome.
Our capital can lay claim to some world-beaters, with Shirley Bassey and Charlotte Church the latest living legends to put Cardiff on the map.
It is easy to criticise an England team who have looked anything but world-beaters since their World Cup win last year.
National performance director Bill Sweetenham has stressed the need for Britain to unearth and develop potential world-beaters in the pool ahead of a screening exercise aimed at identifying stars of the future.