1. To overcome
a stubborn obstacle that
probably be able to handle
2. To lose in the knock-out round of the World Cup
to a nation a fraction of your size
and population. (two tournaments in a row)
Ted: "Man, I've been trying to beat that
level on Star Wars Legos
for two weeks."
Bill: "Don't worry. If you keep on practicing, some day you'll get past Ghana."