(the) cream of the crop

(the) cream of the crop
the cream of the crop phrase
the best people or things of a particular type
Thesaurus: best person or thing or the best examplesynonym
Main entry: cream

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  • cream of the crop — {n. phr.} The best of a group; the top choice. * /May Queen candidates were lovely, but Betsy and Nancy were the cream of the crop./ * /The students had drawn many good pictures and the teacher chose the cream of the crop to hang up when the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cream of the crop — {n. phr.} The best of a group; the top choice. * /May Queen candidates were lovely, but Betsy and Nancy were the cream of the crop./ * /The students had drawn many good pictures and the teacher chose the cream of the crop to hang up when the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cream of the crop —    The cream of the crop is the best there is.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression refers to the best people or things in a particular group.     As usual, the cream of the crop of this year s graduates were offered the best… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

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  • cream\ of\ the\ crop — n. phr. the best of a group; the top choice. May Queen candidates were lovely, but Betsy and Nancy were the cream of the crop. The students had drawn many good pictures and the teacher chose the cream of the crop to hang up when the parents came… …   Словарь американских идиом

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