One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the total cost will exceed £400’
be more than, be greater than, be over, run over, go over, go beyond, overshoot, overreach, pass, top
fall short of
2‘Brazil far exceeds America in available fertile land’
surpass, outdo, outstrip, outshine, outclass, transcend, top, cap, beat, be greater than, be superior to, be better than, go one better than, better, pass, eclipse, overshadow, put in the shade, put to shame
informal best, leave standing, be head and shoulders above, be a cut above
archaic extinguish, outrival, outvie
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