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a breed apart

Definition of a breed apart in English:

A sort or kind or person that is very different from the norm: Japanese capitalism is a breed apart from that found in the US
More example sentences
  • Regular callers to these programmes are a breed apart.
  • While the Danes, Swedes and Norwegians are of the same race with similar languages, the Finns are a breed apart.
  • English directors are a breed apart and unlike anything we have in this country.
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