English version

be/stand head and shoulders above somebody

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe/stand head and shoulders above somebodybe/stand head and shoulders above somebodyBETTERto be much better than other people One contestant stood head and shoulders above the rest. head
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be/stand head and shoulders above somebodyThough short, he stands head and shoulders above most.Jackson stood head and shoulders above his confreres, and..But the surgery has given him confidence to stand head and shoulders above the rest.The fourth, who stood head and shoulders above them, was older.
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