the people of this city are the cream of the crop

alpacinou

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Iran
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Have I used "the cream of the crop" correctly? Is this okay?

The people of this city are the cream of the crop. They're the most educated and smartest people of the country.
 

Tarheel

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Yes.

Why didn't you use "in the country"?
 
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