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triumph over (one)

To defeat or be victorious over one. Though considered an underdog since the beginning of the season, the young team triumphed over all and claimed the championship for themselves. I just don't see divorce as something in which one side needs to triumph over the other—in this situation, we both lose.
See also: over, triumph

*better of someone

 and *the best of someone
triumph over someone. (*Typically: get ~; have ~.) Bill got the best of John in the boxing match. I tried to get the better of Tom in the golf match, but he won anyway.
See also: better, of

triumph over someone or something

to achieve victory over someone or something. Our team triumphed over all the others. Our army triumphed over theirs.
See also: over, triumph

triumph over

To defeat someone or something, especially in a noteworthy contest: By the end of the movie, good triumphs over evil and everybody is happy.
See also: over, triumph
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