on top

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on top (not comparable)

  1. On the highest point or surface.
    Stand on top and look down.
    A cake with cream on top.
  2. (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”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      For the second match in a row, Arsenal went into the break completely on top and untroubled.

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