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ser pas

  • v  distinguish oneself
  • v  be or do something to a greater degree
    her performance surpasses that of any other student I know
  • v  move past
    One line of soldiers surpassed the other
  • v  be greater in scope or size than some standard

  • It suggests that the downturn is still in its incipient phase, and that job losses could surpass 2 million in 2009, with unemployment climbing to 8%.
  • It is now commonplace for a regular-season football game to attract ratings that surpass the playoff games in other sports.
  • Yet 26 years later, Watson not only succeeded his father but also would eventually surpass him.
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  • US home re-sales surpass 5 million in May
    US home re-sales surpass 5 million in May Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 12:13 pm, Thursday, June 20, 2013 The National Association of Realtors said Thursday that home re-sales rose 4.2 percent in May to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.18 million. [...] with a tight ...
    June 22, 2013 - Beaumont Enterprise
  • USA star makes women’s soccer history
    Your browser does not support iframes. Abby Wambach needed three goals to surpass Mia Hamm's all-time international scoring record, so she went out and scored four against South Korea in an international friendly. Here's a look back on Wambach's record … Continue reading ?
    June 21, 2013 - NBC on Yahoo! Sports via Yahoo! Sports
  • Vegas Electric Daisy Carnival gears for crowds
    With a crowd expected to surpass 100,000 people per day of the three-day event, Electric Daisy Carnival's return to Las Vegas will prove to be a daunting task for event security and emergency personnel.
    June 21, 2013 - FOX 5 Las Vegas
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