edge out

1displace 取代

Colour TV sets are gradually edging out black and white ones.彩电正在逐渐取代黑白电视机。

Imported cars from Japan are edging out American cars.从日本进口的汽车正在取代美国的汽车。

2supplant; defeat or surpass by a small margin排挤掉;险胜

That forceful young woman edged out the forner chairman and is now chairman herself.那位年轻的女强人逐渐挤掉了前任主席,现在她自己当上了主席。

In the last election they succeeded in edging their opponents out by a small margin.在最近的一次选举中,他们以微弱的多数票挤掉了对手。