verb-transitive: To surpass (another) in an amount sold: a book that outsold all others of its kind.
verb-transitive: To outdo (another) in selling: a salesperson who outsold her colleagues.
Angliško žodžio naudojimo pavyzdys:
Will Obama, yes, we can cola in a bottle not a can despite the name outsell John McCain soda made with pure patriotic spirit.
I understand they're updated hourly and with sales of a single copy can jump up thousands of places ... only to subside gradually as other titles outsell it during any given hour.
As far as I know, fantasy in general still tends to outsell most other varieties of speculative fiction (there are exceptions, of course – individual sf writers who have sales many fantasy authors, including yours truly, can only dream of).
There can't be many writers in the genre who outsell Iain Banks, and although his work is often dark, the Culture represents a positive spin on technological development and its fusion with liberal social attitudes.
'Soon a Chinese ink painting is going to outsell Picasso.'
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