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 shoulders above them all.


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  • head and shoulders above the rest — head and shoulders above the rest/others/informal phrase much better than all the others Thesaurus: bestsynonym Main entry: head …   Useful english dictionary

  • head and shoulders above the others — head and shoulders above the rest/others/informal phrase much better than all the others Thesaurus: bestsynonym Main entry: head …   Useful english 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 — 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 someone — head and shoulders above (someone/something) much better than other similar people or things. Chicago s basketball team may be the oldest, but it is still head and shoulders above the rest of the league …   New idioms dictionary

  • head and shoulders above something — head and shoulders above (someone/something) much better than other similar people or things. Chicago s basketball team may be the oldest, but it is still head and shoulders above the rest of the league …   New idioms dictionary

  • head and shoulders above — (someone/something) much better than other similar people or things. Chicago s basketball team may be the oldest, but it is still head and shoulders above the rest of the league …   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

  • stand head and shoulders above — It means to stand apart from the rest (in a good way), or to be the best. For example, With his amazing grasp on the subject, John stood head and shoulders above the rest …   The small dictionary of idiomes


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