surpass 超える

June 15, 2016  =========
☆ surpass 超える
When a person or thing (A) surpasses another (B), it is better than the other thing. In other words, it (A) exceeds it (B). For example, “He was determined to surpass the achievements of his older brother.” Or “She hoped to overtake and surpass them later in the race.”
“Surpass” is also often used with the word “expectations.” When something surpasses expectations, it is much better than you expected it to be. “The party surpassed all my expectations and I had a wonderful time!” Has something or someone surpassed your expectations recently?