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
Sunday was that time of year when all eyes are on television to watch what has become a super, competitive sport: Companies trying to outdo each other with lasting memories and laughs on expensive commercials.
Not to be outdone, the delegation from Philadelphia soon arrives, helmed by SNL legend and Upper Darby, PA native Tina Fey, who, unsurprisingly gets all the best lines and totally steals the show.
Not to be outdone, Philadelphia’s Wagner Free Institute of Science noted that a New Englander had introduced the gypsy moth to the United States.
Three decades from now, ad agencies will still be trying to outdo it, and failing.
In an industry in which the hottest game franchises and playing platforms tend to go through boom-and-bust cycles, can video game stocks outdo today’s high scores?
Allison Janney — everyone will walk out of the movie talking about her — in her Golden Globe-winning role as best supporting actress — outdoes herself as LaVona, Tonya’s mother.
And his platform is pretty simple: Nobody’s going to outdo Sheriff Joe in worshiping the man who kept him out of the pen.
Startups have rushed to feed this pathetic desire for novelty, each trying to outdo the other in ignorance.
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First Known Use of outdo
best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst;
go one better, run circles around (or run rings around);
Synonym Discussion of outdo
- exceed the speed limit
- the book surpassed our expectations
- transcended the values of their culture
- excels in mathematics
- outdid herself this time
- outstripped other firms in sales
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