References in classic literature ?
I'll pit him against that paltry creature, unless it bestir itself briskly.
He's Russian, so King can pit him against an American as if the Cold War still existed.
From hospital to high seas, Arthur Penhaligon is swept into an adventure that will pit him against pirates, storms and explosions.
Petrov's first game against Sweden will pit him against Celtic pals Henrik Larsson and Johan Mjallby.
The move will pit him against fellow Riverside rebel Fabrizio Ravanelli, who now plays for PSG's bitterest rivals Marseilles.
The move is likely to pit him against Wendy Alexander who is a special adviser to Donald Dewar and a leading Blairite loyalist.