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To be the best or better than someone else

surpass

verb

to be better or greater than something else

outdo

verb

to be better than someone else at doing something

rise above

to be better than other things of the same type

beat

verb

to be better than something else

outshine

verb

to be much better than someone or something else

overtake

verb

to become better than another person

be more than a match for someone

to be better, stronger, cleverer etc than someone who you are competing against

be in a class of your/its own

to be much better than anyone or anything else

be as good as it gets

to be extremely good, so that nothing is likely to be better

beat

verb

to do something faster, for longer, more times etc than has been done before

mom jeans

a style of loose-fitting jeans with a high waist, often considered unfashionable

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endies

Employed but with No Disposable Income or Savings: people who are in work but only earn just enough to live on

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