Examples of outdo in a Sentence
Smaller companies often outdo larger ones in customer service.
My sister always tried to outdo me in school.
She scored 20 points in the first game. Not to be outdone, I scored 30 points myself in the second game.
Recent Examples of outdo from the Web
Not to be outdone, Lenox Hill Hospital in New York recently hired a veteran of Louis Vuitton and Nordstrom, Joe Leggio, to create an atmosphere that would remind V.I.P. patients of visiting a luxury boutique or hotel, not a hospital.
Not to be outdone, Solage’s restaurant Solbar treated me to various taste bud sensations.
Chef Matt Martin of Fern, Flavors of the Garden, and Chef Julia Simon of Nourish will try to outdo each other using the mystery ingredients.
The monarchs have been in full control since independence in 1971, imposing a vision of modernity that often seems geared toward outdoing the world’s biggest powers — and sometimes themselves.
Torrey Pines outdid SoCal winner Palm Desert (385), which finished last in the six-team field.
Costume designer Ellis Tillman outdoes himself, transforming Wahl into Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Carmen Miranda, Cher.
In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.
Not to be outdone, data-services provider Acxiom (ACXM) soared $3.19, or 19 percent, to $19.81.
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Definition of outdo for English Language Learners
: to do better than (someone or something) : to be more successful than (someone or something)
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