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outdo

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutdoout‧do /aʊtˈduː/ verb (past tense outdid /-ˈdɪd/, past participle outdone /-ˈdʌn/, third person singular outdoes /-ˈdʌz/) [transitive]  1 BETTERto be better or more successful than someone else at doing something When it comes to speed of response, a small firm can outdo a big company.outdo somebody in something skaters trying to outdo each other in grace and speed2 not to be outdone→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
outdoBob Dole, the front-runner, was not to be outdone.The Canadian hockey team has outdone all its rivals.Kwan outdid Bobek to win the finals.Kids always try to outdo each other in attracting the teacher's attention.When my brother donated his bicycle to the large scrap drive, I donated our swing set to outdo him.The singer outdid himself at the festival, singing for almost three hours to noisy applause.Each state seems to be trying to outdo its neighbors in cutting health services.It was the beneficent by-product of competition between companies, each trying to outdo its rivals in visible splendour and architectural might.Not to be outdone, Kim put through a new constitution in the North, also without objection or dissent.Not to be outdone, Stern went on television and made a speech of his own.Every clansman was determined to outdo the Campbells in display, and looked to his finery.Western Europe and Japan managed to outdo their American competitors in some economic areas.Deane, the husband of the youngest Dodson sister, may outdo them all.
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Verb table
outdo
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoutdo
he, she, itoutdoes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoutdid
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave outdone
he, she, ithas outdone
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad outdone
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill outdo
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have outdone
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam outdoing
he, she, itis outdoing
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you, we, theyare outdoing
Past
I, he, she, itwas outdoing
you, we, theywere outdoing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been outdoing
he, she, ithas been outdoing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been outdoing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be outdoing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been outdoing
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