enter the fray

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enter the fray

1. To join a competition. Now that you've entered the fray and decided to run for mayor, I hope you've prepared for the personal attacks that are likely to follow.
2. To join in on an argument. Once my relatives start arguing, I usually leave the room rather than enter the fray.
See also: enter, fray
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Within four minutes of entering the fray at Aggborough, Tulloch headed in a Joe Cole corner for the 108th minute decider.
Barack Obama won over many believers in early forays to town, but, again, his supporters are nervous about entering the fray too soon.
True, he wanted to move quickly and decisively, entering the fray with the impact for which Sam Walton had been well known.
He made an immediate impact after entering the fray as a second-half substitute, heading home a crucial goal on 70 minutes.
According to Fushiki, the X61B program commenced in September 2001, with the exterior and interior designers (Takeshi Yamazaki and Robert Bauer, respectively) entering the fray in January 2002.
Kelly made a significant contribution t o Ireland's cause after entering the fray last weekend.
The game immediately sped up and Sam scored the decisive goal just 12 minutes after entering the fray.
Substitute Mark Dodds was guilty of slicing wide only two minutes after entering the fray, but a strong run and cross from Davies led to a Gary Powell own-goal in the 50th minute.
And with in-commerce and v-commerce entering the fray, it looks like what happened to "e" is only the beginning.
Also entering the fray is our own Councilman Nate Holden, an unabashed Gore supporter, who has his own take on the election and what he sees as a Bush-backed plot.
A week later, Michael Coren exploded the anti-Semitism smear (Sun, "Pro-life, but not anti-Semitic"), but this did not stop Michelle Landsberg of the Toronto Star from entering the fray on March 27.
The Five Nations comes to life today with England entering the fray against the Scots at Twickenham, while down in the Valleys, all eyes will be on, er, Wembley for Wales against Ireland.
You don't win the fight by not entering the fray," explained Tiemann.
This is, in reality, two separate markets, and some companies are entering the fray with a focus on either back-up and premium power or on residential power, rather than trying to sell into both markets.
The dying seconds saw Cheltenham substitute Adam Connolly go close within seconds of entering the fray.