Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Outdo"

The meaning of "Outdo" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa outdone?
A: To outdo = to be or perform better

I outdid the others in the contest and won first prize.

I was outdone by another employee.
Q: O que significa outdo?
A: Like do better than. He would outdo me, means he would do better than me
Q: O que significa to outdo someone ?
A: It is like an informal competition, and one person is wanting to perform better than the other person. For instance, if I wanted to outdo my friend who recently had a party, I would host my own party with more guests, more food, more alcohol, etc.
Q: O que significa outdid?
A: Significa que la persona hizo mas que su hablidad. Cuando dices, "I outdid myself with the project," significa que hiciste mas de tu hablidad en el proyecto y el proyecto es magnifico
Q: O que significa I’ve outdone myself?
A: You did better than you thought you would do

Example sentences using "Outdo"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com I don't know how to use"outdo" in daily life,Could you give me some examples?.
A: You've really outdone yourself this time (probably the most common expression you hear with "outdo")
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com ​‎outstrip, outdo, surpass.
A: You've really outdone yourself.
You have surpassed my expectations.
I can't think of an example for outstrip
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com to outdo yourself.
A: Don't outdo yourself, or you might be too tired
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com outdo.
A: I won't let him outdo me! I'll show my boss I'm better at our job!

Synonyms of "Outdo" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre outdo e surpass ?
A: They are synonyms. They mean the same thing.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre outdo e outweigh ?
A: If I do better than you in a contest of skill, I outdid (outdo) you.

In reference to information. The most important facts outweigh the less important ones. They must be prioritized first.

In literal terms."John outweighs Rob by 15kg"
John is heavier than Rob.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre outdo e outweigh e outperform ?
A: Outdo and outperform as far as I’m aware mean the same thing. I hear outperform more often though.

Outweigh USUALLY to do with weight, even if in the abstract. So you can outweigh somebody by just weighing more kilos, or benefits can outweigh the negatives meaning there are more benefits than negatives. They don’t WEIGH more as they aren’t a physical item but you can use it in that case.

I can see how all three can be confused. All depends on context and what feels natural I would say.

I am trying to learn Japanese, although my level is much lower than your English. Maybe we can be language pals?
Q: Qual é a diferença entre outdo e outperform ?
A: Both are very similar.
Outdo is to beat someone in the same field.
Outperform is to do best and better than previous state
Q: Qual é a diferença entre "outdo" e "one up" ?
A: They are basically the same but one up can sometimes mean to have an advantage

My brother is smarter than me and always outdoes me

My brother has a one up on me because he is smarter

My brother likes to one up me to get more attention (he likes to be better to get more attention)

Other questions about "Outdo"

Q: I can’t let them outdo me

あいつらには負けてられないな

この表現は合っていますか?
A: @BassmanHaru はい! That sounds very natural!
Q: ‘I outdo myself on some of the balls or I played over average tonight’ What is the natural way to say if You trying to explain your performance on table tennis to your friends who you just defeated. I was trying to comfort her
A:
“I outdid myself tonight”
“I got very lucky”
“I had some lucky plays”
“I just had a good game tonight”
“I was better than usual today”
Q: You've really outdone yourself. soa natural?
A: This phrase is a very high compliment. But if you use it on something minor or something the listener is not confident was done right it might seem sarcastic.
Q: ‎you can't top me.
you can't one-up me.
you can't outdo me.

are they all synonyms? not a difference?

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