01. He is an [outstanding] basketball player, probably the best in the country.02. Tiger Williams is an [outstanding] golfer, the best of his time.03. Your essay was [outstanding], your best ever.04. Whistler is an [outstanding] ski resort of great natural beauty.05. The union feels there are still a number of [outstanding] issues to be resolved before a vote is put to its members.06. We have a number of [outstanding] bills to pay before we can start calculating our profits.07. The [outstanding] feature of this car is its computerized navigation system.08. Michael Jordan is an [outstanding] basketball player, perhaps the best ever.09. You still have a few bills [outstanding] that need to be settled before we can sell you any more merchandise.10. Your work on the project has simply been [outstanding], and we would like you to consider becoming a project manager.11. Her dance performance was simply [outstanding].12. Sam Walton once said that [outstanding] leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel.13. The extraordinary width of Victoria Falls makes them the [outstanding] physical feature of Zimbabwe.14. Since the collapse of the U.S.S.R., Armenia has had the most [outstanding] economic growth rate of any of the former Soviet republics.15. Bill Gates once stated that the most meaningful way to differentiate your company from the competition is to do an [outstanding] job with information.16. Richard Wagner was the [outstanding] composer of opera in Germany, and one of the crucial figures in the history of music in the 1800s.
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