have nothing on (someone)


: to have no advantage over (someone) : to not be better than (someone)
She is very talented but has nothing on her brother who is an even better singer.

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“Have nothing on (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20nothing%20on%20%28someone%29. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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