surpass (oneself)

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surpass (oneself)

To do better in some activity or deed than one has ever been able to accomplish. The president has surpassed himself with this State of the Union address, delivering one of the most powerful and inspiring speeches in recent memory. Congratulations, team, each and everyone of you surpassed yourselves on this project!
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surpass oneself

To do the best that one ever has done at a given activity.
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With Bauma 2019, we continue to surpass ourselves."
Today's award is a milestone for us to continue to surpass ourselves. We will continue to play an active role in driving Saudi Arabia's ICT sector development and grow together with our local partners, openly collaborating to build an ever deeper pool of ICT talent empowered to enable digital transformation."
Today's award is just a new starting point for us to continue to surpass ourselves. We will continue to play an active role in driving Saudi Arabia's ICT sector and grow together with our local partners, collaborating to build an ever deeper pool of ICT talent empowered to enable the industry digital transformation.'
With bauma 2019, we continue to surpass ourselves," said Klaus Dittrich, chairman and CEO of Messe Munchen.
"It is a good opportunity for us to surpass ourselves," (http://www.bvb.de/eng/content/view/full/128589) he said in his pre-match press conference .
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"I feel that this time we must surpass ourselves. The countdown to the solution, ending the occupation, and liberating our country, can and must start," Galanos said.
We are committed to excellence: It is our ambition to constantly surpass ourselves in everything we do, and to deliver ever better products, processes, standards and expertise.
If only we could find a way of harnessing the immense power of faith to surpass ourselves as a nation.
We must surpass ourselves but keep control of the match."
"In playing terms, we are not as strong in comparison with Manchester United and therefore we must surpass ourselves in other aspects.
With the projects we have in development for 2010 and 2011, including work with Missouri Division of Tourism, Missouri Botanical Garden and Novus, I think our goal is surpass ourselves at TAM again next year!"
"But against Spain we only have a chance if we surpass ourselves.
"We will surpass ourselves this year; we've got an even bigger and better event for you," said Whitaker.
Watson, the founder of IBM, who pointed out that "quotas, when set up for us by others, are challenges which goad us on to surpass ourselves. The outstanding leaders of every age are those who set up their own quotas and constantly exceed them."