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surpass

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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.
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Verb

Infinitive
to surpass

Third person singular
surpass

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to surpass (third-person singular simple present surpass, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (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.

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