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surpass someone or something in something

to exceed someone or something in some deed or quality. I will never be able to surpass Jill in speed or agility. My car surpasses yours in almost every respect.
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surpass oneself

To do the best that one ever has done at a given activity.
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Production in Japan surpassed the previous years results for the eighth consecutive month.
Chennai: Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Monday surpassed Sachin Tendulkar's record of highest individual Test score by an Indian captain en route his majestic 224 against Australia in the first Test.
Continuing its impressive performance in past years, the Las Virgenes Unified School District far surpassed state and county averages, with more than 80 percent of its fourth- and seventh-grade students scoring proficient or advanced in math and English.
It surpassed Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport, which came in second.
HSC-3 surpassed 200,000 Class A mishap-free flight hours.
Created by the Medicare Modernization Act, which was signed by President Bush in December 2003, health savings accounts have in one year already surpassed the peak market penetration achieved over nearly 10 years by their predecessor, the Archer Medical Savings Accounts, noted Karen Ignagni, AHIP's president and chief executive officer.
Sales of existing single-family homes in New York surpassed 103,000 to set a new annual record in 2004, according to preliminary single-family sales data accumulated by the New York State Association of REALTORS(r).
But gaining fast is China, which has surpassed Japan in terms of having the largest trade surplus with the U.
The Microsoft Xbox video game system has surpassed the 1 million mark in shipments, with 1.
California surpassed France in 2000 to become the fifth largest economy in the world, according to the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp.
This level of shipments were again surpassed during the 1970s when iron and steel foundries, on average, shipped slightly more than 17.
The result matched Wall Street estimates and surpassed last year's third-quarter total of 29 cents.
X-Men,'' the third movie in a franchise based on the popular Marvel Comics series, has already surpassed expectations with its performance so far and is providing a major boost to a movie industry that has experienced its share of major ups and downs in the past 16 months, with moviegoers becoming far more picky about which films they care to see.
HC-3 surpassed 30 years and 170,000 Class A mishap-free flight hours.
Dell Computer showed the strongest growth among the top-tier vendors, as its European PC shipments in 1999 surpassed 2.