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Post by Stevenloan » Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:45 am

Chrissy Teigen unleashed on First Lady Melania Trump over what she suggested has been her lack of response to the coronavirus outbreak.

"Has melania even thought about doing something with her be best s--- during these times?" Teigen began a profanity-laced Twitter thread on Tuesday. "I see regular a-- awesome people on my timeline all day doing all they can to make people happy and this wifebot is working on whatever the f--- a tennis gazebo is."

- Hi everybody! Is it correct to say "When it comes to class, beauty and dignity, Teigen is out of Melania's league." in this situation? I'm asking because the phrase "out of one's league" is usually applied to romantic partners who are more attractive.

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Mar 19, 2020 3:39 am

The phrase is indeed often used in that context, but it can be applied more generally too.

I suspect the term originated in sports, where groups of teams of roughly similar ability are often organized as a hierarchy of leagues.
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Post by Stevenloan » Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:05 am

Erik : Thank you so much for your answer. It really helps.

StevenLoan
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