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cut above means better #1 (permalink) Tue Dec 28, 2010 18:00 pm   cut above means better
 

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", question 3

I bought a Japanese-made car because I believe that they are a ......... above their American-made counterparts.

(a) rise
(b) cut
(c) step
(d) hit

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #328 "English Slang Idioms (49)", answer 3

I bought a Japanese-made car because I believe that they are a cut above their American-made counterparts.

Correct answer: (b) cut
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I bought a Japanese-made car because I believe that they are a cut above their American-made counterparts.
cut above=they are better
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