Not only that, you feel that you have been out-done, at every point.
Rochester (not to be out-done): “Yours, doctor, to the lowest pit of hell.”
On looking at the picture, Mr. Hone said to me, after praising it to the skies, George has out-done himself!
I never permit myself to be out-done in politeness, and treated them with all consideration.
Indeed I think, continues that ...