'''Basic Trope''': A man is offended when a woman beats him at something.
* '''Straight''': Bob is upset when Alice beats him at shooting.
* '''Exaggerated''':
** Bob is upset when Alice beats him at every sport and game they play together.
** [[TheLadette Carol]] is upset she lost to [[LadyOfWar Alice]].
* '''Downplayed''': Bob is upset when Alice beats him, but still acts like a good sport and congratulates her.
* '''Justified''':
** Alice is more skilled or more experienced than Bob at the games they play.
** Bob is an 8 year old boy. Alice is a highly trained adult woman.
* '''Inverted''':
** Alice, member of an AmazonBrigade, is upset when Bob beats her at arm wrestling.
** Alice is offended that the [[DragQueen Bobbi]] is more feminine and a better dancer than she is.
** Bob only respects a woman who can beat him in a sport.
* '''Subverted''': Alice comes close to beating Bob, but Bob comes out on top in the end.
* '''Double Subverted''': Alice reveals that [[ILetYouWin she let Bob win]].
* '''Parodied''': {{Tomboy}} ActionGirl Alice has this reaction when another girl beats her at a sport.
* '''Zig Zagged''': Alice wins some games but Bob wins others, some of which Alice lets him when, but at times Bob lets Alice win, and times where Bob wins on skill alone.
* '''Averted''':
** A female and a male never compete together.
** A male and female compete together, but the issue of gender is never brought up.
** The male wins, and this doesn't lead to an inversion wherein the girl is upset at being beaten.
* '''Enforced''': "We need to teach AnAesop that some girls can be good at sports."
* '''Lampshaded''': "Bob is gonna mope for days after this..."
* '''Invoked''': "There's nothing more humiliating to a man than losing a competition to a woman."
* '''Exploited''': Charlie always places bets on Alice winning the competitions.
* '''Defied''':
** Bob trains extra hard so that no one can beat him at anything.
** Bob decides there's no reason to be upset just because he was beaten by a girl.
* '''Discussed''': "You ever notice how some guys get so upset over a girl beating them at something?"
* '''Conversed''': "This is the part where Alice humiliates Bob."
* '''Deconstructed''':
** Bob's defeat of Alice has made him a laughing stock to everyone, even his [[WithFriendsLikeThese friends]] and family. Now, he's thinking of taking his own life as a means escape from this great humiliation.
** Bob's defeat of Alice has made him into a StrawMisogynist.
** Bob's defeat of Alice has driven him into severe wrath to the point where he [[DisproportionateRetribution savagely]] [[WouldHitAGirl beats her]] [[MoralEventHorizon to death]], showing no remorse for his actions.
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