contend

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 /kənˈtɛnd/

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contend for [sth] vi + prep (compete, vie)competir viverbo intransitivo: Verbo que no requiere de un objecto directo (Él no llegó", "corrí a casa").
 They were contending for the World Heavyweight Championship.
 Estaban compitiendo por el título mundial de levantamiento de peso.
contend with [sth] vi + prep (struggle against)luchar con, luchar contra vi + prep
  lidiar con vi + prep
  enfrentarse a v prnl + prep
 Scott found it impossible to contend with the blizzard.
contend against [sb] vi + prep formal (oppose, esp. legally)competir contra vi + prep
contend that vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (argue)sostener vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  argüir vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
  afirmar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda").
 The scientist contended that global warming is mostly due to human activities.
  Is something important missing? Report an error or suggest an improvement.

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