What does 'Stand head and shoulders above' mean?
It means to stand apart from the rest (in a good way), or to be the best. For example, "With his amazing grasp on the subject, John stood head and shoulders above the rest".
Country: International English | Subject Area: Body and bodily functions | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Rub shoulders
- Weight off your shoulders
- Don't stand there with curlers in your hair
- Make your hair stand on end
- All in your head
- Go to your head
- Keep your head
- Get your head around something
- Off the top of your head
- Fat head
- Over your head
- In over your head
- You've got rocks in your head
- Lose your head
- Turn something on its head
- Head is mince
- Bite someone's head off
- Head nor tail
- Head on the block
- Head on a spike
- Keep your head above water
- Knock something on the head
- Talk out of the back of your head
- Head over heels in love
- Bury your head in the sand
- Bless your pointy little head
- A still tongue keeps a wise head
- Uneasy lies the head that wears the crown
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