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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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He added that farmhouses whose construction exceeds 12,500sq ft will face a demolition operation by the CDA.
3), in the daytime the maximum NLL was exceeded by 15 dBA in the 3rd measurement location, in the evening the maximum NLL was exceeded by up to 19 dBA, and at night the maximum NLL was exceeded by up to 11 dBA.
Buildings and facilities: 58 percent meets, 21 percent exceeds and 21 percent below.
Nonrefundable Personal Credits: Under existing law, for 2006, nonrefundable personal credits, except the child credit, the adoption credit and the low income saver's credit could not exceed the excess of the regular tax over the tentative minimum tax.
Armstrong Township Reeve Jules Gravel, who is acting volunteer manager of the airport, says last year's expenses, $315,000, exceeded the revenues of $265,000.
Loans from qualified plans may not exceed the lesser of $50,000 or 50% of the individual's nonforfeitable accrued benefit under section 72(p).
And the expectations continue to be exceeded. The vehicle keeps gaining accolades and racking up sales.
Similarly with respect to choosing the profit-maximizing amount of labor; over the range of labor for which marginal revenue product exceeds marginal labor cost for a rpm, the hire of additional labor will increase total profit because total revenue will increase more than total cost; over the range of labor for which marginal revenue product is less than marginal labor cost, the hire of less labor will increase total profit.
* Steam-generating unit operating days when the calculated 30-day average nitrogen oxide emissions exceed standards, reasons for the excess and corrective actions taken;
* DGDA-2490 exceeds both ASTM PE3408 and ISO PE100 requirements.
"3ware's Escalade controller was easy to use and has exceeded speeds of traditional SCSI controllers, significantly raising the performance bar."
As previously described, a valid splice (or open splice) is detected when the material thickness exceeds a user-defined threshold for a specified duration.
GUIDELINE NUMBER 1 Caution flag should be raised if: Nursing beds per 65+ population exceed 4.9% AL/BC [*] beds per 65+ population exceed 2.3% Or the total of both exceeds 7.0% AND/OR Nursing beds per 85+ population exceed 49.0% AL/BC beds per 85+ population exceed 23.0% Or the total of both exceeds 70.0% (*.)BC = Board and Care
The first determination that must be made with respect to any rental agreement that does not meet the de minimis exception is whether the lease provides for "increasing or decreasing rent." A rental agreement has increasing or decreasing rent if during the lease term the annualized fixed rent allocated to any rental period exceeds the annualized fixed rent allocated to any other rental period.(23) A rental agreement allocates fixed rent only if the rental agreement unambiguously specifies, for periods of no longer than a year, a fixed amount of rent for which the lessee becomes liable on account of the property during that period, and the total amount of fixed rent specified is equal to the total amount of fixed rent payable under the lease.
production of ductile iron castings exceeds 1 million tons and surpassed that of malleable iron.