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excel yourself

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexcel yourselfexcel yourselfBritish English to do something better than you usually do You have excelled yourself with the new exhibition. excel
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excel yourselfIt gives us the confidence to cope with other apparently insurmountable problems, knowing that we have excelled ourselves before. 3.Miss Lodsworth, who organized the flower rota, had excelled herself.Last week, Helen excelled herself - a black matt waterproof, lined, with a turn-back collar of fake ocelot!In a playing career that ended the month Graeme Souness arrived at Rangers, Johnstone had excelled himself as a rumbustious centre-forward.He was a chaser of the highest class, and had not other horses of unproven stamina excelled themselves in the National?But he excelled himself last week.Yuletide in Walford is traditionally a combat zone with crackers, but the soap excelled itself this year.Sorrel excelled herself with the meal, although her father never mentioned it.
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