Definition of 'outstand'
Example sentences containing 'outstand'
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Too many outstanding players have been off their games. Times, Sunday Times (2017)He is one of the outstanding players in the Premiership. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He's an outstanding young player and warrants his opportunity to play. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They also have an England hooker in outstanding form. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The way we adapted and the way we coped with the problems, our senior players were outstanding. The Sun (2016)To some extent, it is beside the point which of these two outstanding athletes fields and which one keeps. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Valleys are often protected places of outstanding natural beauty, as it is harder to build on them or through them. The Sun (2016)The Cameroon player is outstanding. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They have outstanding players and all of their really big players stepped up in the second half,' he said. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That the outstanding outfield performer on each side was local was entirely fitting. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Where once there was an area of outstanding natural beauty. The Sun (2013)It is fantastic to be up there with two outstanding goals. The Sun (2014)In more than one match he was considered to have been the outstanding player from either side. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Both they and ministers stress that the green belt and areas of outstanding natural beauty will be protected. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He has written two outstanding books. A Passion for Food (1989)More money will be made available to put electricity lines underground or to screen pylons using trees in areas of outstanding beauty. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Now two outstanding scholars hail him independently as one of the great canonical thinkers who set an agenda that has permanent immediacy. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)Twice a year, staff who have made outstanding individual contributions are rewarded with cash prizes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)City's outstanding performer on the night. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We're not in the process of taking outstanding players out of the team. The Sun (2009)But United is still a big club with outstanding players. The Sun (2014)The two outstanding two-mile chasers of their generation are due to meet again tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2012)An outstanding player can earn 130,000 a year. Times, Sunday Times (2015)His impact from the bench has been significant all season and with his club form outstanding he deserves a chance to press for a place. Times, Sunday Times (2013)And with so many fabulous areas of outstanding natural beauty to be explored, your only problem could be deciding where to go. The Sun (2012)Not just because he is in outstanding form, but because he has the maturity necessary to carry his team in the biggest games. Times, Sunday Times (2007)On top of rewards including cash bonuses, the firm holds an annual awards ceremony when employees who make an outstanding contribution are recognised. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The soldiers, sailors and airmen will include former colleagues of the Prince and others who have made outstanding contributions. Times, Sunday Times (2011)As well as helping the industry recognise its own outstanding performers, the awards' organisers want them to showcase the scope of consulting work to potential clients. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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