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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) in (something)

To surpass or outshine something in some action or trait. Well, Greg got the promotion because his work really exceeded yours in quality.
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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.
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exceed someone or something in something

to surpass someone or something in something. Tom exceeds Walter in athletic ability. Ralph exceeded the Rock of Gibraltar in hardheadedness.
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Alternatively, parents can elect to include the child's gross income exceeding $1,700 (for 2006) in their returns.
Best Show Pony, Mare or Gelding, four years old and over, exceeding 138 cms and not exceeding 148cms: 1, T McKay, Seamoor Flashdance; 2, Mrs JB Hugill, Basford Sandalwood; 3, Mrs J Agnew, Buck's Fizz; 4, Emmersons, Moorbank Fabian
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A 36% tax bracket will be added to the existing three and will apply to joint filers with taxable incomes of more than $140,000 and to single filers with taxable incomes exceeding $115,000.
The disqualified portion of OID corresponds to the ratio of the instrument's "disqualified yield" to its total yield; the disqualified yield is the portion of total yield exceeding the relevant Treasury rate plus 600 basis points.
The ministers did not publicly address a key concern: OPEC is exceeding its production ceiling by about 1 million barrels a day even without Iraq exports and once Iraq is back, somebody will have to cut production to prop up the price.
179 property placed in service during the year exceeding $200,000 (Sec.
A donor who contributes property, other than publicly traded stock, and claims a charitable contribution deduction exceeding $5,000 must satisfy the following requirements: