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
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Myers was not going to be outdone by anyone else in the workout, and the Royals liked his competitive nature.
Not to be outdone by Sony, Microsoft is holding an even bigger and longer game and hardware sale on Xbox One consoles and games during E3 and after.
Not to be outdone by their MAC brethren, Toledo offered ’19 Milford tight end Connor Foster on Jan. 22.
Not to be outdone by the living room’s televisions, standard home appliances such as refrigerators, washing machines, and wall ovens got together and starting talking to each other.
In Konya, a city in Turkey’s conservative heartland and a reservoir of votes for Mr Erdogan and his Justice and Development (AK) party, some locals outdid themselves.
Not to be outdone in its extravagance, Russia — the country that brought us $50 billion worth of white elephants for the 2014 Winter Olympics — spent a reported $10.8 billion on World Cup stadiums.
Neither of the Democrats’ top candidates for that seat raised much money; they were outdone in that respect not only by the U.S. Senate candidates but also by a handful of candidates running for congressional and legislative seats.
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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
OUTDO Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of outdo for English Language Learners
: to do better than (someone or something) : to be more successful than (someone or something)
OUTDO Defined for Kids
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