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ace (something)

To do exceptionally well in something, especially an exam or other high-pressure situation. I feel like I aced that interview, so I'm pretty sure the job is mine. I managed to ace that test without even studying for it.
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ace

1. mod. [of persons] best; top-rated. She is an ace reporter with the newspaper.
2. n. one dollar. It only costs an ace. Buy two.
3. tv. to pass a test easily, with an A grade. (see also ace out.) I knew I wouldn’t ace it, but I never thought I’d flunk it!
4. n. a nickname for a foolish and ineffectual person. (Sarcastic. Usually a term of address.) Hey, ace, hand me that monkey wrench—if you know what one is.
5. tv. to surpass someone or something; to beat someone or something; to ace someone out. The Japanese firm aced the Americans by getting the device onto the shelves first.
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Through its Ace International unit, the group also insures the wine industry "from grape to glass," he said.
In a scene in which the director apparently chose to go for a laugh over consistency of character, Ace hides (while tracking a suspect) with a pride of lions feeding on a zebra.
7) Seventy percent DRDs always follow the general rule and are never allowed for ACE purposes.
The adopted ACE depreciation method would have been the slower (lower net present value) of the two.
As originally enacted, the ACE computation promised to be extremely complex.
Food consumption is dealt with scatologically: at a lavish reception, Ace announces to the wealthy host, "I need to use the bathroom.
John has made a major contribution to the Canadian operations and has done an outstanding job of spearheading the development of the ACE Tempest Re Canada office," said Mr.
I am delighted that Roberto and Judith have accepted their appointments to these important markets in Latin America," said Ed Clancy, President & Chief Operating Officer, ACE Oversees General.
The affirmation of the ratings for ACE Group reflects an organization that is diversified by business segment and geographics, is well capitalized with a stable balance sheet, maintains a capacity to generate significant earnings and is operated by a credible and experienced management team.
Established in 2004, ACE Russia is a wholly owned subsidiary of ACE European Markets Insurance Ltd.
According to the white paper's author Carol Zacharias, Senior Vice President and Counsel, ACE Professional Risk, part of ACE USA, the amounts paid to resolve securities class actions suitsCototaling $17.
White also joined ACE in 1990 and has held a number of senior administrative positions including Chief Administration Officer and Head of Global Human Resources.
The ACE USA Environmental Risk PPL policy targets stakeholders in residential, commercial, and industrial facilities.
LONDON -- ACE (NYSE:ACE) announced today that Giles Ward has been appointed Director of ACE's operations in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), effective from September 16th.
As recent events have shown, businesses must be prepared to respond when their employees are stranded, hurt, kidnapped or threatened overseas," said William House, Senior Vice President, ACE Global Solutions.