One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
outshine, outclass, overshadow, eclipse, surpass, excel, be superior to, outstrip, outdo, put in the shade, upstage, leave behind
show up, humble
informal run rings around, be head and shoulders above, leave standing, knock into a cocked hat
British informal knock spots off
archaic outrival, outvie
rare put to the blush
not be a patch on
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