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outsmart
American English: /ˌaʊtˈsmɑrt/
British English: /aʊtˈsmɑːt/

Translation of outsmart in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (especially American English) [colloquial]
    to outsmart oneself
    pasarse de listo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • He is a clever man of supernatural powers who uses tricks to outsmart his opponents.
    • The Chinese are outsmarting us in every possible way in our trade relationship.
    • We got outsmarted by a clown at a Perkins in New Brighton.

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