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In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal.Nisami
- Rhymes: -ɑːs
Third person singular
- (transitive) To exceed, especially in a metaphoric or technical manner.
- The former problem student surpassed his instructor's expectations and scored top marks on his examination.
- The heavy rains threatened to surpass the capabilities of the levee, endangering the town on the other side.
- Dutch: overstijgen
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