improve on/upon

phrasal verb

improved on/upon; improving on/upon; improves 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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Feb. 2023.

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