one in a million

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one in a million

Also, one in a thousand or billion. Extraordinary, rare, as in She's the kindest soulshe's one in a million, or This ring is one in a thousand. All these terms are hyperbolic.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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