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.
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However, the five-year-old, officially rated 150 over hurdles, is among this season's most exciting chasing recruits and enters the fray against smart rivals Cockney Trucker and Cootehill.
Larkhall's former Crucible winner Graeme Dott enters the fray today with a last 32 clash with Barry Pinches.
Coleen McLoughlin also enters the fray next week with Coleen X.
Now VW enters the fray with its Eos, a Golf-based four-seater that adds a few tricks of its own to the mix.
Much of the high protein, low carbohydrate diet information had been aimed at meat eaters, now veggie guru Rose Elliott enters the fray.
However, the group said it might resurrect its bid if Paris-based rival Euronext follows up its interest with a formal offer for the LSE or another group enters the fray.
Ron-nie O'Sullivan enters the fray when the televised stages of the Travis Perkins UK Championship begin in York today -- against the player he claims is currently the world's best.
Ronnie O'Sullivan also enters the fray as the televised stages begin against the player he claims is currently the world's best - not Paul Hunter, Stephen Hendry or any of the other household names.
Snooker: Stephen Hendry will have every reason to feel at home when he enters the fray at the European Open in Malta today.
THE battle between the BBC and ITV for the best Saturday-evening ratings continues as this new show enters the fray.
Grandera enters the fray on the back of world title victories in Singapore, at Royal Ascot and in the Irish Champion Stakes, having got up deny Hawk Wing in the latter event.
JIMMY White will be hoping to turn back the clock 12 months when he enters the fray at the pounds 660,000 Stan James British Open at Newcastle's Telewest Arena tonight.
Smith's amiable presence lends a lightness of touch to dark and paranoid material, though it's true to say that the movie assumes a certain gravitas when Gene Hackman enters the fray.
Martin Evans enters the fray from a third and, I believe, more profitable and interesting direction by recognizing that Milton does not display a consistently pro- or anti-imperialist attitude.