triumph over


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triumph over someone or something

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

v.
To defeat someone or something, especially in a noteworthy contest: By the end of the movie, good triumphs over evil and everybody is happy.
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Vaughan hit 89, beating his previous best 86 in last summer's ICC Trophy semi-final triumph over Australia, as England reached 260 for six in a match reduced to 42 overs a side -- and Namibia then struggled to 193 for four in reply.
Surrey reached the final after a thrilling one-run triumph over Lancashire in the first semi-final.
Hussain, whose 14 wins as captain included a moonlit triumph over Pakistan in Karachi, said: "Some England Test victories are more unbelievable than others and I can hardly catch my breath after that finish.
Lying just one point ahead of NORTHAMPTONSHIRE at the start of the day, Lancashire needed only to draw to secure their First Division statu - unless their rivals claimed an unexpected triumph over SOMERSET.
Lying just one point ahead of Northamptonshire at the start of the day, Lancashire needed only to draw to effectively secure their First Division status unless their rivals claimed an unexpected triumph over Somerset.
Bevan Daniels produced a manof-the-match performance as his Gowerton side cruised to a quickfire eightwicket triumph over Llanelli at Victoria Road.
Asif Butt played a similar role in Etihad Engineering's eight-wicket triumph over Daman Insurance.
Vaughan hit 89, beating his previous best 86 in last summer's ICC Trophy semi-final triumph over Australia, as England reached 260-6 in a match reduced to 42 overs a side -- and Namibia then struggled to 193-4 in reply.
Sherwin Campbell hit his maiden limited overs international century and Jimmy Adams put in a fine all-round performance as the West Indies secured an 87-run triumph over Zimbabwe at Sabina Park in Kingston.
Mohideen scored 100 to lead New Stars to a 79-run win over Desire and Sadaqat hit 101 not out for Abu Dhabi Airports Company to ease to a 30-run triumph over Unique Strikers at the ADCC grounds.
CARMARTHEN Wanderers continued their impressive return to the top flight of the Thomas Carroll South Wales Cricket Association with a six-wicket triumph over basement club Llangennech.
3 batsman hit 111 to guide Adnoc Distribution to a convincing 55-run triumph over Etihad Airways.
Prasanna Piereis and Sanjeeva Dias grabbed seven wickets between them to steer Al Fahim to a six-wicket triumph over Etihad Engineering.
Samuel stroked 70 not out and Israfil grabbed four wickets in a 68-run triumph over Merryland International, for whom opener Owais Hassan was the standout batsman with 51 not out.
Niresh Fernando anchored the NMC inning with a top score of 52 not out to lead them to a four-wicket triumph over Seven Seas Strikers.