Daw Aung San Suu Kyi became an International Idol

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No wonder, former UN Representative Tan Sri Razali Ismail remarked that if Daw Suu is free and allowed to be a PM, she would be a cut above the rest and give all the other ASEAN PMs a run for their money.

Italics are Idioms. Please look at their meanings below:

a cut above Informal superior (to); better (than) @ http://www.thefreedictionary.com/cut

a cut above = Better than the rest. # http://www.idiomquest.com/learn/idiom/a-cut-above/

give you a run for your money

to be as good at something as someone who is known to be extremely good He was a very good actor and could have given any professional a run for his money. @ http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/give+a+run+for+money

Idiom: Give someone a run for their money

If you can give someone a run for the money, you are as good, or nearly as good, as they are at something @ http://www.usingenglish.com/reference/idioms/give+someone+a+run+for+their+money.html

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