One-upping



[wuhn-uhp] /ˈwʌnˈʌp/

verb (used with object), one-upped, one-upping.
1.
to get the better of; succeed in being a point, move, step, etc., ahead of (someone):
They one-upped the competition.
adjective
1.
(informal) having or having scored an advantage or lead over someone or something

adverb phrase

verb

To get the advantage over: I wasn’t trying to one-up Arthur Schwartz

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