battle of the giants

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battle of the giants

A conflict or competition between two or more powerful people, groups, or entities. Those are the two best teams in the league this year, so the championship game will really be a battle of the giants.
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battle of the giants

a contest between two pre-eminent parties.
This expression may be a reference to the battle between the giants and gods in Greek mythology.
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With some consolation, come next year's Championship tussle, we face the battle of the giants as opposed to the financially fittest.
ORMESBY A won the battle of the giants in the final for the Cleveland and District Summer Table Tennis League Handicap Cup by 5-4 sets against the club's own B team.
Get ready for the battle of the giants. No sooner has P&O Cruises announced the biggest cruise ship to be built for the UK cruise market than rival Royal Caribbean comes along with something even bigger.
Then we had the battle of the giants i.e, trade unions against government in the end there were no winners only losers.
Alternatively if you're just an out and out politics buff you'll undoubtedly be drawn by the battle of the giants, Boris Johnson trying to outwit his predecessor Ken Livingstone and two other candidates Brian Paddick and Jenny Jones.
Rhyl won the battle of the giants getting home 3-2 at Porthmadog.
It is believed the battle of the giants will take place on July 4, with Scotland squaring up to Pakistan two days earlier.
"The battle of the giants on the race track will send the image of diesels soaring even higher.
LINDSAY Davenport won the battle of the giants on Court Two, crushing Dinara Safina in under an hour.
Sir Michael Stoute makes few mistakes, but his decision to remove Julian Wilson from the bowling was greeted with disbelief by the Anthony Bromley XI as they gained an epic victory over the trainer's side in the battle of the giants at Chippenham, north of Newmarket, on Thursday afternoon.
The best of the previous contenders will compete to find the Supreme Champion but the highlight is expected to be when the Gladiators take on each other in the Battle of the Giants.
Favourites for the battle of the giants in San Diego are the defending champions, the Packers.
Then we had the battle of the giants, that's to say, trade unions against government and in the end there were no winners only losers.
Hoeness also taunted Schalke, saying: "What really makes you a good team is when you show in the battle of the giants what you are capable of.
DAVID BECKHAM helped Real Madrid carve out a slender lead over Juventus in the battle of the giants last night.