race with (someone or something)

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race with (someone or something)

1. To compete against someone in a trial of speed or time. You wanna race with me? I bet that I'll win!
2. Of one's heart, to beat very rapidly because of some intense emotion. My heart was racing with fear.
See also: race
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race with someone or something

to enter a speed contest with someone or something. I refuse to race with Carla. She is much too fast for me. I can't race with a horse!
See also: race
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
He admired Edna extravagantly, after meeting her at the races with her father.
He filled his match safe, but did not light his cigarette until he left her, after she had expressed her willingness to go to the races with him again.
Tote Trifecta (1st 3 correct order): Races with three or more runners ALL-WEATHER form figures in bold type
In general, however, the Legion represented race in a manner very typical of Silver Age comics, replacing Earthly races with alien ones who differed from the normative white characters only in the exotic pastel colors of their skin.
Races with few design restrictions often produce such new designs.