miércoles, 27 de agosto de 2014

TODAY'S IDIOM: THE CREAM OF THE CROP

"THE CREAM OF THE CROP"
 
 

If something or someone is in the cream of the crop, they are among the best of a class of things or people.

Example: The cream of the crop of this year's high-school graduates will get into the best universities, as usual.

Crema y nata.

Example sentences:

  • We're only interested in the cream of the crop, so don't send us any second-rate samples / Sólo estamos interesados en la crema y nata, así que no nos envíen nada de segunda categoría.

  • Martin was always told by his parents and teachers that he was the cream of the crop, so he thought he was better than other kids / Martín siempre fue considerado por sus padres y maestros como la crema y nata, por lo que él pensó que era mejor que otros niños.

Additional examples:

  • This particular car is the cream of the crop.

  • These three students are very bright. They are the cream of the crop in their class.

 
 
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