What is the verb/phrases means we reach a specific number and then go beyond it? I am thinking about "surpass“ and "break through". For example, the sales finally surpassed/broke through 1 million dollar. Are they ok? And what bout "go beyond" , "go over" and "go above"?
Aug 7, 2019 12:03 AM
Answers · 4
surpass is an excellent choice. I would not use "break through" here. You could say an amount BREAKS the previous record. The painting sold for $45 million, breaking the previous record of $40 million for a painting by that artist.
August 7, 2019
'Exceed' would be a useful word here.
August 7, 2019
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