head and shoulders above [the others/the rest etc.]

head and shoulders above [the others/the rest etc.] much better than other similar people or things.

He's a head and shoulders above the other actors in the film.

When you think back on the other writers of this period, James stands head and shoulders above them all.


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  • head and shoulders above the rest — head and shoulders above [the others/the rest etc.] much better than other similar people or things. He s a head and shoulders above the other actors in the film. When you think back on the other writers of this period, James stands head and… …   New idioms dictionary

  • head and shoulders above the others — head and shoulders above [the others/the rest etc.] much better than other similar people or things. He s a head and shoulders above the other actors in the film. When you think back on the other writers of this period, James stands head and… …   New idioms dictionary

  • head and shoulders above ... — [the others/the rest etc.] much better than other similar people or things. He s a head and shoulders above the other actors in the film. When you think back on the other writers of this period, James stands head and shoulders above them all …   New idioms dictionary

  • head and shoulders above — [the others/the rest etc.] much better than other similar people or things. He s a head and shoulders above the other actors in the film. When you think back on the other writers of this period, James stands head and shoulders above them all …   New idioms dictionary

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