on top

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on top (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) In a dominant position.
    At the end of the season, Manchester United came out on top.
    • 2011 February 12, Ian Hughes, “Arsenal 2 - 0 Wolverhampton\”, BBC:
      For the second match in a row, Arsenal went into the break completely on top and untroubled.

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