as (something) as they come

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Definition of as (something) as they come

used to describe someone or something as having a characteristic to the highest degree Their daughter is as clever as they come.The movie was as boring as they come.

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“As (something) as they come.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/as%20%28something%29%20as%20they%20come. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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