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- I don't think a week went by that we weren't outsmarted by her.
- Personally, I know I love fishing because I find great peace in the humility of realising that one of creation's seemingly lower creatures can outsmart me every time.
- He has outsmarted the Americans for many years.
- He tried to take Miss Palmer, but she outsmarted him.
- He thought he'd outsmarted us into taking one of the worst ideas of the world and holding it in the palm of our hand.
- We got outsmarted by a clown at a Perkins in New Brighton.
- The appeal lies in creating the best words and the tactics you can use to outsmart other players.
- Once a team puts up a brave show and outsmarts tough opponents, luck favours them in the next assignment.
- ‘I should've beaten him but he just outsmarted me today,’ he said.
- He is a clever man of supernatural powers who uses tricks to outsmart his opponents.
- The girls do want to outsmart the boys outside the home turf.
- The Chinese are outsmarting us in every possible way in our trade relationship.
- It has just occurred to me that maybe we were outsmarted by our elders.
- She searches for clues, gets locked in medieval dungeons, and outsmarts the bad guys at every turn.
- He was finally outsmarted and lured out of the building by a trail of nuts laid by staff.
- He regularly attempted to embarrass me during classes to get laughs from the dumb jocks, but I usually outsmarted him.
- This is the true essence of chaos - a simple mechanical system which we feel we should understand, yet which outsmarts us.
- Thomas, you said that Jacob outsmarted you, right?
- That is to say, he isn't the type of guy who will get ahead of you in speed, but he outsmarts you.
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