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take part


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to strive against (others) for victory

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.and we must do so in a world in which we must compete for every opportunity.
If anyone wants to have a bout with me let him come on, for I am exceedingly angry; I will box, wrestle, or run, I do not care what it is, with any man of you all except Laodamas, but not with him because I am his guest, and one cannot compete with one's own personal friend.
Then Alcinous told Laodamas and Halius to dance alone, for there was no one to compete with them.
'When you have to compete with the rich and influential, it will probably be mentioned to you,' said Miss Lavvy, 'in good time.
In the water-beetle, the structure of its legs, so well adapted for diving, allows it to compete with other aquatic insects, to hunt for its own prey, and to escape serving as prey to other animals.
The Malade River was the only trapping ground within reach; but to have to compete there with veteran trappers, perfectly at home among the mountains, and admirably mounted, while they were so poorly provided with horses and trappers, and had but one man in their party acquainted with the country-it was out of the question.
And you are already in the hands of a first-rate London doctor, with whom it would be utter affectation for me to pretend to compete.(I make no doubt he is right in saying the heart is affected: all your symptoms point that way.) One thing, at any rate, I have already done in my doctorial capacity--secured you a bedroom on the ground-floor, so that you will not need to ascend the stairs at all.
His establishment was intended to compete with a trading post of the Northwest Company, situated at no great distance, and to rival it in the trade with the Spokan Indians; as well as with the Cootonais and Flatheads.
Elliot, a member of Tees Active Sports Academy, has been selected by National Ice Skating Association to compete in two international figure skating events in an attempt to gain the qualifying scores that would enable this talented teenager to compete at the World Junior Championships.
Team Qatar will compete along with World and Olympic champions at the Aspire Dome between October 25 and November 3.
The Elite Sports Department of the Ministry of Education and Sports says three male boxers and one female boxer are ready to compete at the 18th Asian Games in Indonesia from August 18 to September 2.
The Malay community must stop expecting support and subsidies from the government and strive to compete on its strengths, said entertainer Erma Fatima.
Tomi Llywelyn (pictured) from Llanrug set off with mum Beca and sister Leusa on Tuesday afternoon and both will compete in more than a dozen categories before the Eisteddfod ends on Saturday evening.
While the Russian Olympic Committee was suspended along with a number of athletes, those who were billed as "clean" will still be allowed to compete under the Olympic flag.
- Short track speed skating men's 1,500m final (Korea's Seo yi-ra, Hwang Dae-heon and Lim Hyo-jun to compete, 19:00); ladies' 500m heat (19:44); ladies' 3,000m relay heat (20:52)