cream of the crop


cream of the crop
the top choice

When they hire new employees they always look for the cream of the crop.


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  • Cream of the Crop — Studio album by Diana Ross the Supremes Released November 3, 1969 …   Wikipedia

  • cream of the crop — {n. phr.} The best of a group; the top choice. * /May Queen candidates were lovely, but Betsy and Nancy were the cream of the crop./ * /The students had drawn many good pictures and the teacher chose the cream of the crop to hang up when the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cream of the crop — {n. phr.} The best of a group; the top choice. * /May Queen candidates were lovely, but Betsy and Nancy were the cream of the crop./ * /The students had drawn many good pictures and the teacher chose the cream of the crop to hang up when the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cream of the crop —    The cream of the crop is the best there is.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    This expression refers to the best people or things in a particular group.     As usual, the cream of the crop of this year s graduates were offered the best… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • cream of the crop — The cream of the crop is the best there is …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Cream of the crop —   The cream of the crop is the best there is …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • cream\ of\ the\ crop — n. phr. the best of a group; the top choice. May Queen candidates were lovely, but Betsy and Nancy were the cream of the crop. The students had drawn many good pictures and the teacher chose the cream of the crop to hang up when the parents came… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cream of the crop — best of the group, the finest ones    Only the cream of the crop will be invited to the interviews …   English idioms

  • cream of the crop — noun The best or most desirable among some selection. They hoped to hire only the cream of the crop for the new project team. Syn: crème de la crème …   Wiktionary

  • cream of the crop — Synonyms and related words: champion, choice, chosen, cream, elect, elite, fat, flower, nonesuch, nonpareil, optimum, paragon, pick, prime, prize, queen, quintessence, select, superlative, the best, the best ever, the tops, the very best …   Moby Thesaurus