compete with (someone or something)

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compete with (someone or something)

To work or put forth effort against someone or something. How many people am I competing with for this job? Instead of competing with the loud music out here, let's go inside and talk.
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compete with someone or something

to contend against someone, something, or a group; to play in a competition against someone, something, or a group. I can't compete with all this noise. We always compete closely with our crosstown rivals, Adams High School.
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Britain led the world until Japan, Korea, China, and all the other countries in the East established themselves at first competing with us and now leaving us behind, producing quality goods at affordable prices, delivered on time.
I don't think they are competing with us on anything of this sort -- the only thing they are competing with me is on routes.
The replay won't be easy because they showed they are more than capable of competing with us.
China is incapable of competing with US IT giants so its companies can only learn and copy from their counterparts in the US or invest in them.
My only fear was there might be other clubs competing with us who might offer him more or persuade him his future was better there.
People competing with us for businesses have committees with budgets," he said.
India, China and other nations are competing with us now because they have broken down suffocating centralization," Neal McCluskey, education policy analyst at the CATO Institute, told the news site TechNewsWorld.
Mr Stitzer said Cadbury was looking forward to competing with US firm Wrigley, which currently has more than 95% market share in the UK.
If Los Angeles High were competing with us in the Super Quiz, they'd put us to shame,'' he said, referring to the team that took first place in the oral and written portions of the event in the state competition.
Just over three years ago they were competing with us to get a place in the play-off final.
We saved 10 to 15 percent on costs by using the recycled shingles, and that means companies competing with us will probably have to start doing the same thing.
Against a team who are going to be competing with us we've earned a big three points to begin with
The league is very close at the moment and we are playing those who are competing with us for the top five places in the league.
At the same time, though, our clients and others are vigorously competing with us for these talented people, so we can't take anything for granted.