cream of the crop


1. nothing better, best of the best






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choose from the cream of the crop

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Something which is 'the cream of the crop' is the best choice or most recommended in a selection of things or people. This idiom indicates something of high quality. This expression can be used in social and professional contexts and is similar in meaning to the phrase 'the best of the best.'

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  1. The jeweller insisted these gems were the cream of the crop and that we wouldn't find anything more beautiful.
  2. The wealthy man always chose his horses from the cream of the crop and bought only from breeders he trusted.

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  1. After a thorough screening and interviewing, the applicants that remained were the cream of the crop.
  2. The conference brought together the cream of the crop in digital marketing experts.

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