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Positive AchievementPlay
Often used to highlight a positive achievement or improvement over others or past performance. SlideHe worked hard to surpass last year's sales numbers.
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Not Always ExpectedPlay
Use 'surpass' when an achievement is impressive because it was not widely anticipated. SlideThe young athlete managed to surpass all seasoned runners.
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Relative ComparisonPlay
Implies a comparison with a clear reference point, like a record, expectation, or norm. SlideThe sequel surpassed the original film in both storyline and special effects.