verb (used with object), up·staged, up·stag·ing.
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The story of Winner’s arrest upstaged the story of the NSA documents, robbing it of the chance to make the impact it should have, Poitras says.
You better know the difference between upstage left and stage right.Glynn Turman on How Chadwick Boseman ‘Spills His Guts’ on Screen|Daniel Malloy|January 5, 2021|Ozy
I want to teach my daughter what I learned along the way and have her upstage me in business and in life.The skin care brand striving to make medical-grade topicals both more luxe and accessible|Rachel King|November 29, 2020|Fortune
The little minx has a gift for upstaging brides on their big day.Hold That Baby Kate! Pippa Parties In Vienna At Fashion Wedding|Tom Sykes|July 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Jonathan Schanzer asked whether Hamas was upstaging the PLO.