League

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Definition

a (football) league: a (football) group, conference, level, category
noun

(this car is quite) a different league (from the others): (this car is) a class above, a step up from, much better than (the others)
idiom

Examples

  • "I'm here to cover the second leg of the Champions League semi-final: Milan versus Manchester United."
  • "Did you know that Champions League is massive in South America?"
  • "Did I ever tell you that I won the 'Most Valuable Player' in my croquet league as a teenager?"
  • "Let's go straight to our sports correspondent, Enrique de la Cruz, who's reporting on one of the Champions League matches this evening."
  • "Don't worry, this property is in quite a different league from the one we visited yesterday."

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