The standouts at home have become the benchmark in Munich, in the land where constant one-upsmanship
has created the world's fairgrounds for the global geek.
Thanks to this unfettered approach, which may spell the end of one-upsmanship
in tasting, these are heady times for wine and food.
When the competition is defined as other private schools, the strategies devised in pursuit of comparative advantage often lead to an escalating game of one-upsmanship
In other words, Negri and Hardt's comments concerning deconstruction are easily dismissed as rhetorical flourish, a kind of theoretical one-upsmanship
that functions largely as an ad campaign for the arrival of a new market-maker at the theory store: there's a new meta-theory in town, ready to dominate the theoretical marketplace as deconstruction has, on and off, for the last quarter-century.
Zheng He also allows China's political leaders to indulge in one-upsmanship
at Western expense, advancing their aim of regional primacy.
Strychacz shows how Hemingway engages in a game of rhetorical one-upsmanship
with Kandisky, with Pop, with his critics, and with other writers.
In this game of reverse one-upsmanship
, every school has its own tale of funding woes.
Soon after the introduction of these AUSes, a pattern of one-upsmanship
For example, the Clean Air Act (technically a series of amendments to an existing law) was the result of a game of political one-upsmanship
in 1970 between President Richard Nixon and Senator Edmund Muskie, then the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee for the 1972 election and the possible opponent Nixon feared most.
However, Louis Michel, the EC for development and humanitarian aid, urged donors not to engage in mindless one-upsmanship
Gone, says Abramson, are the years spent "pulling apart, disagreeing, playing one-upsmanship
For reasons of, we suppose, market one-upsmanship
("Match this, BMW
He's been so good at telling us when our side makes a mistake," said Avery, who emphasized that the complaint wasn't just about political one-upsmanship
Caught up in a flush of excitement, Feldt and Michelman engaged in a kind of one-upsmanship
to see who could describe the upcoming election in the most apocalyptic terms.