English version

outplay

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoutplayout‧play /aʊtˈpleɪ/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 BEAT/DEFEATto beat an opponent in a game by playing with more skill than they do→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
outplayBut she can only be herself and hope to outplay her doubts.Ohio outplayed Michigan, especially in the fourth quarter, winning by 14 points.Most guitarists know people who can outplay them in some way and so most register somewhere on the meek and self-effacing scale.
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Verb table
outplay
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyoutplay
he, she, itoutplays
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyoutplayed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave outplayed
he, she, ithas outplayed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad outplayed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill outplay
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have outplayed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam outplaying
he, she, itis outplaying
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you, we, theyare outplaying
Past
I, he, she, itwas outplaying
you, we, theywere outplaying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been outplaying
he, she, ithas been outplaying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been outplaying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be outplaying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been outplaying
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