English version

be a cut above somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe a cut above somebody/somethingbe a cut above somebody/somethingBETTERto be much better than someone else or something else 🔊 The movie is a cut above recent thrillers. 🔊 He proved himself to be a cut above the rest. cut
Examples from the Corpus
be a cut above somebody/somethingAll were a cut above the Polynesian houses.Apparently this feller was a cut above the average.She had quickly realized that he was a cut above the other men at the table.Cutting edge: A small Stockton hair salon is proving it is a cut above the rest in competitions.The lasagna at Bella Mia is a cut above other restaurants' versions.Morton was a cut above the average nob, that was for sure.
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