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
The ride towers above an amusement park built by Dalian Wanda, a Chinese property-and-entertainment conglomerate, which has aspired to outdo Disney’s resort in Shanghai.
Not to be outdone, American Airlines also began offering free meals on several domestic flights starting in May. To read more about the travel and tourism industries, follow @hugomartin on Twitter.
Almost overnight the unexpected or unthinkable became the new normal, with real-life drama constantly threatening to outdo anything the cleverest writer could dream up.
Surely, the GOP could not outdo their heartlessness on health care reform.
With just a few hours to get yesterday's #TBT in, Miley took to Instagram to outdo everyone's old polaroids with some video footage of herself and her family growing up.
After catapulting from behind to beat the Red Sox Wednesday with an eighth-inning grand slam, the Royals outdid themselves Friday by scoring four runs with two outs in the ninth to beat the Blue Jays, 5–4.
The Padres outdid them, drilling five home runs, their most in a game since 2008.
Not to be outdone, Schiff provided his own take on Dred Scott—saying that the court's dead-letter affirmation of slavery is no different from efforts to remedy segregation and increase diversity.
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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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