Example sentences for: outshone

How can you use “outshone” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Her beloved father, Elliott Roosevelt, is a kind-hearted drunk who dies at 34, hounded to the grave by a sadistic and mentally warped elder brother, who (perhaps smarting at having been outshone by Elliott in his youth) slanders him in public, fleeces him out of his money, turns his family against him, and seeks to get him institutionalized.

  • Adopting the unequivocal emblem of the sun, Louis was to be outshone by no one.

  • By the time Marco Polo arrived, the city outshone the capitals of Europe.

  • Even in England, trade unionists are put in the shade by the speakers of Sociologese; they, in turn, are outshone by their transatlantic counterparts.


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