compete against (someone or something)

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compete against (someone or something)

To work or put forth effort against someone or something in an attempt to do something successfully. I'm probably competing against a hundred people for this job. Instead of competing against the loud music out here, let's go inside and talk.
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compete against someone

to contend against someone; to play against someone in a game or contest. I don't see how I can compete against all of them. She refused to compete against her own brothers.
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compete against something

to struggle against something; to seem to be in a contest with something. It was hard to be heard. I was competing against the noise of construction. Please stop talking. I do not wish to compete against the audience when I lecture.
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If there are clubs in our league wanting our players and they're competing against us, we won't be forced into doing anything.
The bids cost is still not been disclosed, with the Foreign Affairs Minister saying to publish such details would alleviate nations competing against us.
23 March 2012 - Korea Life Insurance Co Ltd, competing against US insurer Prudential Financial Inc (NYSE:PRU) for a majority stake in Tong Yang Life Insurance, has decided to table a final offer for the domestic peer, Reuters cited today an official from Korea Life as saying.
The two brightest 'Indian' students from a Malaysian university competing against us had chosen to register themselves as from the 'Republic of Kashmir': not India, not Pakistan.
So it will be like competing against us, just more of us.
We're in Orlando but we can reach out to Jacksonville or Tampa to people who aren't really competing against us and better understand their pricing, says Hughes.
And it isn't always that they are competing against us for our local players.
Iceland are competing against us for the play-off spot and I don't see why we won't win against them.
They had a fantastic performance and result against Manchester United, we had a game in midweek against Brann, but it was a great result to come here and win because City are a good, improving side and will certainly be competing against us for a European slot.
Us competing against him and him competing against us.
You only need to look at the fuel prices to recognise that and we are still competing against US carriers in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection or who have received substantial government support.
Should we wait to be discovered as other professions strengthen themselves by competing against us for the best up-and-coming students to join their ranks?
However at the same time, as demand grows, we are seeing many new players competing against us for lucrative local business.
We had a good relationship with them and we are very sorry they are no longer competing against us.
The interest shown by people competing against us in this auction shows the importance of Stanley in world history.