脱颖而出 (脫穎而出) tuō yǐng ér chū

tuō yǐng ér chū set phrase to reveal one's talent / to rise above others / to distinguish oneself
Domain: Idiom 成语
Notes: 脱 in the sense of break free, 颖 in the sense of a wheat husk (CC-CEDICT '脫穎而出'; CCI p. 11; Guoyu '脫穎而出')