top (one)self

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top (one)self

1. To commit suicide. Primarily heard in UK. A: "Did you hear that his father topped himself over the weekend?" B: "Yeah, I can't believe it. Everyone is still in shock."
2. To outdo or outperform one's previous effort(s) or achievement(s). Primarily heard in US. Wow, you've really topped yourself with these cupcakes, Stephen!
See also: top
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So I'm not quite sure how we went from watching the band to throwing top ourselves into the rumba, but a bottle of rum may have played a part
Year after year we've endeavored to top ourselves and present a conference that's commensurate with the premium nature of the Fix Auto Brand.
It's hard to answer because most likely we can't see the top ourselves.
I am sure Martinez will instil that in the players before the game and he'll be saying: "We are not far off the top ourselves so let's go out on a high here.
This whole attitude of pulling up the ladder once we have climbed on top ourselves only lowers us all.
We try to top ourselves each holiday shopping season by providing great music, exciting events and festive holiday surroundings.
O'Connell added: "We haven't had him (Smal) critiquing as normal but we've tried to stay on top ourselves, to monitor ourselves, with what we've done around thr lineout and breakdown.
They dominated the first half, but we sorted things out for the second and got on top ourselves.
But we're going to keep plugging along and hopefully top ourselves every year.
We have to figure out how we can top ourselves next year," he said.
After the success of the first version of smARTwriter for Windows CE, we were eager to top ourselves with a more enhanced version for our Windows CE 2.
If we want to stop them being champions then the best way to do it is to finish top ourselves.
Apart from giving us a chance to finish top ourselves, we want to keep Leeds on their toes as the run-in to the regular season approaches.
After the success of the first version of smARTscribble for Windows CE, we were eager to top ourselves with a more enhanced version for our Windows CE 2.