You can't beat (something)

"You can't beat ___" means "___ is the best!" For example:

When it's hot outside and you want to relax, you can't beat a nice, cold beer.

The word "beat" here is used in the sense of beating someone in a competition. If something is clearly the best, that means that you "can't beat" it.

You might also see this expression used in the form "___ can't be beat". For example, in a television commercial:

Our low prices can't be beat!

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