outdo
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. superar
Tina is outdoing all her peers in school.Tina supera a todos sus compañeros en la escuela.
b. mejorar
The distance runner outdid his previous record.El corredor de fondo mejoró su anterior récord.
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outdo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (person)
a. superar, sobrepasar
not to be outdone,…para no ser menos,…
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outdo [aʊtˈduː] outdid (past) [aʊtˈdɪd] outdone (participle:past) [aʊtˈdʌn]
transitive verb
to outdo sb (in sth) superar a algn (en algo); he was not to be outdone no quiso quedarse atrás; not to be outdone, he added ... ni corto ni perezoso, añadió que ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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