compete in (something)

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compete in (something)

To participate in a competition. Who is competing in this heat?
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compete in something

to enter into a competition. I do not want to compete in that contest. Ann looked forward to competing in the race.
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References in classic literature ?
Hence trees would be little likely to reach distant oceanic islands; and an herbaceous plant, though it would have no chance of successfully competing in stature with a fully developed tree, when established on an island and having to compete with herbaceous plants alone, might readily gain an advantage by growing taller and taller and overtopping the other plants.
This was Dunn's third year competing in the tournament.
Modglin is competing in the AJGA event at La Purisima Golf Course in Lompoc, which concludes today, but entered the tournament in what he called a ``scoring funk.