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Chinese-study newbie here! I recently saw the idiom "有过之而无不及," which the online dictionary translates as "to not be inferior in any aspect." I understand this on an idiomatic level, but am struggling to parse how the pieces come together on a literal level. Is it something like

有 过 之 而 无 不及 "cross it and not fall-short"?

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有过之 - possibly be superior

而 - and

无不及 - (certainly) not be inferior = (at least) equal

有过之而无不及 = at or above a certain level

Example:

泰森的名氣比阿里的有过之而无不及 - Tyson's fame is comparable to Ali's and possibly greater

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means totally better than you.

只能比你好,没有比你差 不管怎么比,都是如此。

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It comes from classical Chinese, so the meanings and the grammatical structures are different from contemporary Chinese. In this phrase, "有":be,have "过":be superior to "之": that “而”:and "无": nothing "不及": be inferior to

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