compete with someone for


compete with someone for
contend with someone for, vie for, struggle with someone for

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • compete — com|pete [ kəm pit ] verb intransitive *** to try to be more successful than other companies or people in business: We have to compete in a commercial environment. compete with/against: We re too small to compete with a company like that. a. to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • compete */*/*/ — UK [kəmˈpiːt] / US [kəmˈpɪt] verb [intransitive] Word forms compete : present tense I/you/we/they compete he/she/it competes present participle competing past tense competed past participle competed to try to be more successful than other… …   English dictionary

  • with — [[t]wɪð, wɪθ[/t]] ♦ (Pronounced [[t]wɪ̱ð[/t]] for meanings 20 and 21.) 1) PREP If one person is with another, they are together in one place. With her were her son and daughter in law... She is currently staying with her father at his home. 2)… …   English dictionary

  • compete — /kəm pi:t/ verb ♦ to compete with someone or with a company to try to do better than another person or another company ● We have to compete with cheap imports from the Far East. ● They were competing unsuccessfully with local companies on their… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • compete — /kəm pi:t/ verb ♦ to compete with someone or with a company to try to do better than another person or another company ● We have to compete with cheap imports from the Far East. ● They were competing unsuccessfully with local companies on their… …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • with — [ wıð, wıθ ] preposition *** 1. ) together if one person or thing is with another or does something with them, they are together or they do it together: Hannah lives with her parents. chicken served with vegetables and mushrooms I ll be with you… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • compete — com‧pete [kəmˈpiːt] verb [intransitive] COMMERCE when one company or country competes with another, it tries to get people to buy its goods or services rather than those available from another company or country: • measures to enable Irish… …   Financial and business terms

  • compete — com|pete W3S3 [kəmˈpi:t] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(business)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(in a competition)¦ 4 somebody/something can t compete with somebody/something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1600 1700; : Late Latin; Origin: competere [i] to try (with others) to get , from Latin,… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • with */*/*/ — UK [wɪð] / US / UK [wɪθ] / US preposition 1) together if one person or thing is with another or does something with them, they are together or they do it together Hannah lives with her parents. chicken pie served with vegetables and mushrooms I… …   English dictionary