Currently, China is in second place, but by 2014 it is expected to surpass Japan.
If anything, these obstacles strengthened her resolve to surpass her own expectations.
Obama officials have to do a far better job of helping all Syrians see that this nightmarish future could surpass the Assad past.
Estimates of casualties in Syria are almost certain to surpass those in Libya.
It will likely surpass that level in 2013, according to Rhodium Group, which does detailed tracking of Chinese investment.
There is indeed little in epic poetry to surpass the high simplicity of this loving portrayal of a hero's death.
But I say to all men, what we have achieved in liberty, we will surpass in greater liberty.
Mrs. Parker was a great talker, and usually she was obliged to fight hard to surpass Miss Trinkett in that respect.
Only one thing could surpass him: the scythe of death which blindly mows the world.
The gentlemen wait on the ladies, and a new contest begins, as each tries to surpass the other in politeness and quickness.