March 17, 2006

top-flight

Posted in Idioms at 10:33 pm by Feng

top-flight — First-rate [dict]

The Computer Laboratory aims to raise more money for research students in 2009 (but not now …) when the University of Cambridge will celebrate its 800th anniversary. In a pamphlet, it reads, “… we need money to support more of the top-flight doctoral students who seek to come here.” (But this phrase sounds too good; it doesn’t apply to me. :))

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