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    Smile "She's not a patch on you"

    Could you please help me? What's the meaning of "she's not a patch on you"? Thank you very much!

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    Re: "She's not a patch on you"

    hi,


    not be a patch on somebody/something (informal )= not be nearly as good as somebody or something


    e.g.

    The film isn't a patch on the book. ( The film is not as good as the book. )

    In your example: She is not as good as you.


    Madox

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