vie over (something)(redirected from vying over)
vie over (something)
To struggle, fight, or compete in order to attain something. The two candidates are so close in the polls that both are vying over any kind of advantage they can find. It's nearly impossible to sit down for a meal with a friend without having the kids vie over your attention the whole time. The region has fallen into disarray as multiple factions vie over control of the area.
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