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The duo often engages in silly games of comedy one-upmanship, resulting in some truly hilarious impersonations.21 Best Celebrity Self-Parodies in Honor of ‘This is the End’|Marlow Stern|June 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Too often we focus on one-upmanship and demonization of those whose points of view are different from our own.Roland Martin Made Mistakes in Tweets Deemed Antigay but Is No Homophobe|Phill Wilson|February 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And both are studded with rococo set pieces of ruthless masculine one-upmanship.
The gesture strikes me as hostile, and vaguely chauvinistic; how pathetic, I think, that his impulse is one-upmanship.
A call girl's idea of one-upmanship—which is far more beneficial to the men she sees—is being more discreet than the next girl.