take the biscuit
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- (idiomatic, Britain) To be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.
- I've seen bad grammar, but this takes the biscuit.
- (idiomatic, Canada) To be of no further use; to be near death. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
- (to be particularly egregious): beat everything, that's the limit, (US): take the cake, beat all
- (to be of no further use): (Canada): have the biscuit