improve on/upon

phrasal verb
improved on/upon; improving on/upon; improves on/upon

Definition of improve on/upon

: to do better than (something previously done) After months of study, I improved on my original score. It'll be hard to improve upon the success they had last year.

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“Improve on/upon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/improve%20on%2Fupon. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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