French translation of 'outdo'
damer le pion à
⇒ The two countries are always trying to outdo each other.
Les deux pays essaient toujours de damer le pion à l'autre.
⇒ each man trying to outdo the other in boasts of his wartime exploits
chaque homme essayant de damer le pion à l'autre en se vantant de ses exploits pendant la guerrenot to be outdone
pour ne pas être en reste
Example Sentences Including 'outdo'
And no doubt there are millions of women who could outdo these testimonies with gruesome tales of agonies suffered and atrocities endured.THE CALLIGRAPHER (2003)
The photos became Top Trump cards as we tried to outdo each other.THE MANANA MAN (2002)
And it was difficult with Adam, but with Zoe I loved it, and I fed her for ten months, to outdo my mother.Lost Children
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Translation of outdo from the Collins English to French Dictionary