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surpass (someone or something) in (something)

To do better than someone or something else in some activity, aspect, or deed. I trained her in this profession, and she surpassed me in it faster than I could have ever anticipated. The new model surpasses its predecessor in the sharpness of its camera's images, but beyond that, there's isn't much new to write home about.
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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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Record 210,561 electronic Henry Hub Natural Gas Financial options contracts, surpassing the previous record of 208,793 contracts set on Nov.
"Surpassing one trillion events and being recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America is a testament to our team and their effort to make our company the leader in the app lifecycle engagement category," said Raj Aggarwal, CEO and Co-Founder of Localytics.
Interest fate futures and options combined reached 25,088,750 contracts surpassing the previous record of 19,417,635 set on May 29, 2013.
The report says China will surpass the rest of the world in coal demand during the outlook period, while India will become the largest seaborne coal importer and second-largest consumer, surpassing the United States.
Rolls-Royce continues to grow its CorporateCare[R] program, signing more than 120 contracts to date in 2006, already surpassing last years record of 103 contracts.
The Commerce Department reported that the gap between what America sells overseas and what it imports rose by 4.4% in October to pounds 38.8bn, surpassing the old record of pounds 37.1bn set in September.
In just under 500 pages, Kurzweil ponders topics including the prospect of extraterrestrial intelligence, surpassing the speed of light, and extending human life.
Christopher Hogue of the Samuel Lunenfeld Research Institute of Toronto's Mount Sinai Hospital, has more than doubled its projected 3-year target for submissions to the Biomolecular Interaction Network Database (BIND), surpassing 170,000 records.
Rushmore adds, "In 2004, the typical hotel in New York City gained over $100,000 per room in value, which represents more than a 50% increase from the previous year," and that "HVS forecasts that the rise in hotel values in New York City will accelerate during the next several years, surpassing the 2000 level by 2005."
On April 15, trading volume hit a record 2,865.14 million shares, surpassing the previous record of 2,853.73 million shares recorded on July 6, 1988.
As the Bush administration prepares to sink another $87 billion into Iraq (merely a down-payment on projected costs of the open-ended occupation) and quietly prepares for annual deficits surpassing $500 billion, Americans may ask themselves: Who holds the federal government's IOUs?
The new unemployment rate is the highest since Schroeder started his first term in 1998, surpassing the previous record high of 4.46 million in February 1999 and coming on the heels of a stinging defeat in two state elections blamed on widespread discontent with the government's economic record.
As his Venetian apologists suggested, Titian was master of both colorito and disegno thereby not only surpassing previous painters, but ancient and modern sculptors and architects as well by his massive, monumental, and three dimensional forms.
On the other hand, Mattel says it sold more than $40 million worth of Blue's Clues toys in the last four months of 1998, surpassing the $30-$40 million Barad predicted earlier.
Surpassing companies should prepare for 'shocking' talent loss with vigilance and reserves.