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beat something by a country mile

Slang definitions & phrases for beat something by a country mile

beat someone by a country mile

verb phrase

To win or prevail by a comfortable margin: Her cherry pie beats mine by a country mile/ He beat the throw by a country mile (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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