take the cake
1.(idiomatic, US) To be especially good or outstanding.
Thanks! You guys take the cake.
Once the party was over, everyone agreed that Elizabeth and her Harriet Tubman getup had taken the cake.

2.(idiomatic, US) To be particularly bad, objectionable, or egregious.
I've seen bad grammar, but this takes the cake.

synonym: (to be particularly bad or egregious def.): take the biscuit (British)

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