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I am not a brave man... I do not have the right stuff. Astronauts are really a cut above.
Andy Weir

Meaning of "a cut above" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A CUT ABOVE

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A CUT ABOVE

a bit thick
a bolt from the blue
a breath of fresh air
a bull in a china shop
A bursary
a capella
a cappella
a chip off the old block
a closed book
a couple of
a dime a dozen
a dog´s chance
a dog´s dinner
a dog´s life
a drop in the bucket
a drowning man will clutch at a straw
a dusty answer
a fair crack of the whip
a far cry
a fast buck

WORDS THAT END LIKE A CUT ABOVE

above
approve
cove
dove
drove
glove
groove
grove
head and shoulders above
hereinabove
hove
improve
in love
love
move
over and above
prove
remove
rise above
the above

Synonyms and antonyms of a cut above in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «a cut above» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A CUT ABOVE

Find out the translation of a cut above to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a cut above from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a cut above» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

以上切
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un corte por encima
570 millions of speakers

English

a cut above
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ऊपर एक कट
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

قطع فوق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на голову выше
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um corte acima
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উপরে একটি কাটা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un cran au-dessus
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Potongan di atas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Schnitt über
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

上記のカット
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위의 컷
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sing dipotong ing ndhuwur
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cắt giảm trên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேலே ஒரு வெட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

वरील कट
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Yukarıda kesim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un taglio sopra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

góruje nad
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на голову вище
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o tăietură mai sus
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μια περικοπή πάνω
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n sny bo
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ett snitt över
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

et kutt over
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a cut above

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A CUT ABOVE»

The term «a cut above» is very widely used and occupies the 5.270 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A CUT ABOVE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a cut above

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QUOTES WITH «A CUT ABOVE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a cut above.
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Andy Weir
I am not a brave man... I do not have the right stuff. Astronauts are really a cut above.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A CUT ABOVE»

Discover the use of a cut above in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a cut above and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cut Above, A (The Shop-Til-U-Drop Collection Book #3): A Novel
Maybe this time she can get in and get back without any major drama. But before she even gets close to the mines, everything turns Twilight-Zone-weird. The guide who is supposed to meet her at the airport doesn't.
Ginny Aiken, 2008
2
A Cut Above
For Kacie Cooper, life in Leicester in 1959 is almost perfect.
Lynda Page, 2010
3
A Cut Above
School security chief Nick Cotton reluctantly agrees to seek a friend's missing son.
Thomas Cox, 2011
4
A Cut Above the Rest
Well, not a mermaid exactly a mysterious, sopping-wet girl. Bizarre and intriguing though she is, it's only when Dodie and Elena call on Elena's neighbour, best-selling novelist Rick Wilbraham, that the real story unfolds.
Marina Oliver, 2004
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A Cut Above II 2011
Manuel Halkias. A Cut Above || Manuel Halkias A Cut Above Speech Pieces Manuel Halkias Front Cover.
Manuel Halkias
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Royal Roses - A Cut Above the Rest
Marie M. Dove. Yet her fragrance lingers forever in the lives of Those she has passed. Even in a dozen, she stands out in a crowd. She has endless faith; She is preceded in death by her past. She is skillful and prayerful She is a symbol of love ...
Marie M. Dove, 2007
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A Cut Above The Rest: Polishing Your Professional Skills
This book is a practical tool that will help you assess your professional skills while providing straight forward advice on how to improve your professional image.
Rod Anaforian, 2004
8
Who Cut the Cheese?: A Cultural History of the Fart
A humorous look at the influence of flatulence in religion, science, music, literature, television, film, and radio
‎1998
9
Avid Xpress Pro & DV on the Spot: Time-saving Tips & ...
Whether you are editing weddings, corporate videos, children's programming, or DVD menus, your clients may be expecting to see more than the standard iris or shape wipes. Learn how to spice it up to be a cut above the rest. If a picture is ...
Steve Hullfish, Christopher Phrommayon, Bob Donlon, 2004
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The Standard Dictionary of English Slang
Cuss — A man (in familiar talk, not necessarily disparaging). A- Cussedness— Recklessness. Bt^ ; ©$?. Customer— A man ; fellow ; person. A- Cut— (1) A step ; degree. ^ ; 8t ; W®, a cut above one (in AJ^)- (2) A snub. PtJS. To cut: (1) to snub ; ...

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A CUT ABOVE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a cut above is used in the context of the following news items.
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Amanda is a cut above the rest in the kitchen
A Chapel-en-le-Frith landlady has demonstrated she's a cut above the rest in the kitchen. Amanda Crane, who runs The New Inn, demonstrated ... «Buxton Advertiser, Jul 15»
2
Special Ops a Cut Above the Rest with New Tool
Special operations forces (SOF) operating in war-zone environments are not regularly welcomed with open arms by their adversaries. In fact ... «Armed with Science, Jul 15»
3
Emily a cut above to help other kids
Big-hearted schoolgirl Emily Stormont has had nine inches of her hair chopped off for a good cause. The plucky ten-year-old decided recently ... «Hawick News, Jul 15»
4
Longtime University Heights barber Jim Lentine's shop has found a …
Jim Lentine cuts the hair of Cleveland Heights' Robert Harlan, a regular customer for 20 years, at A Cut Above's new location, 2252 ... «cleveland.com, Jul 15»
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A CUT ABOVE
There's a tiny stretch of A1A in St. Augustine, just south of the Bridge of Lions and north of the Alligator Farm, that can lay claim to some of the ... «Folio Weekly, Jul 15»
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Helen proves she's a cut above the rest...
A young St Helens hair stylist is proving a cut above the competition after making it on to a national programme for talented hairdressers. «St Helens Today, Jul 15»
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Blackpool salon owner shows she is a cut above the rest
Blackpool salon owner shows she is a cut above the rest. Natalie Dean. 12:10 Wednesday 01 July 2015. 0. Have your say. Young entrepreneur Natalie Dean is ... «Blackpool Gazette, Jul 15»
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Festival is a cut above the rest
An English folk band has been named as the headline act for the opening night of a borough festival. The Demon Barbers will kick things off on ... «News Guardian, Jul 15»
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A cut above the rest - why your brand should take after the fashion …
A cut above the rest - why your brand should take after the fashion world when it comes to digital customer experience. What can brands can ... «Information Age, Jun 15»
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Tried & tested: Matthew Curtis Hair Retreat is 'a cut above'
In need of some fashionable TLC for your locks? Mary-ann Astle tried out a new hair retreat where you can discover the science to healthy hair ... «Stoke Sentinel, Jun 15»

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