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English definition of “put/leave sb in the shade”

put/leave sb in the shade

to be so good that another person or thing does not seem important or worth very much: Although I thought I'd done well, my sister's exam results put mine in the shade.Surpassing in quality or number
(Definition of put/leave sb in the shade from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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