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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of outshine.

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Examples

  • Some even argue that this stocking-stuffer title outshone the more anticipated Half-Life and Team Fortress games that came bundled with Portal in the 2007 hit Orange Box for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.

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  • At the Academy Awards last week, Kathryn Bigelow's gritty Iraq War movie "The Hurt Locker" outshone "Avatar" after a nail-biting campaign season.

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  • Though Akshay was slightly apprehensive in helping Deepika considering 'how good women are at picking up skills', he was quite sure he wouldn't be 'outshone' by his leading lady.

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  • Yet this striking young soprano, making her Opera North debut, has a diamond-sharp delivery that is never outshone by her costume.

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  • Haley Barbour Miss. to turn the committee into a financial juggernaut that outshone even the Republican National Committee.

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  • Jonathan Miller , an appraiser and president of Miller Samuel Inc., said the Manhattan market—which has outshone the performance of housing markets across the country in recent years—was "stable but fragile."

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  • Despite the fact that business morality was higher than on the mainland, Ah Chun outshone the business men of Honolulu in the scrupulous rigidity of his honesty.

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  • Nureyev's charisma was palpable; he stood taller, smelt better, walked prouder, and simply outshone all the others around him.

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  • The fans made plain their displeasure at the continued shortcomings of Jordan Henderson and Carroll combined cost £53m, both of whom were substituted, and the way in which Swansea's unsung midfield outshone their own.

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  • As for New York, they are coming off a hugely impressive win over the Patriots in New England – one in which Eli Manning once again outshone Tom Brady.

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