ausstechen

(aus verb)

Meanings

1.
to gouge out
(Pretty much only for eyes, but you might find it in some gory movies)
2.
cut out
(For cookies, especially at Christmas, with a cookie cutter)
3.
to outdo, to ace out
("jemanden ausstechen" - in a situation of competition, where two or more apply for the same thing. Can be a date or a company tender. NOT for sports competitions.)

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