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by a long chalk

Definition of by a long chalk in English:

British By far.
Example sentences
  • As well as being top scorers in the Bundesliga by a long chalk, their attackers have stood up in the Champions League.
  • He claimed that whatever musical advantages The Ten may have Letters and Colours are the better dancers, by a long chalk.
  • The position against Europe has not changed much either - Germany and France are still ahead by a long chalk.
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