exceed (someone or something) by (something)(redirected from exceed them by)
exceed (someone or something) by (something)
To surpass or outshine someone or something by a certain amount. Well, Greg got the promotion because the quality of his work exceeded yours by a great degree.
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exceed someone or something by something
to surpass someone or something by some amount. Wally exceeded his quota by two hundred. He exceeded Larry by a large amount.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.