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to compete / competition
HSK 4
war; conflict / CL: 場|场,
HSK 5
to argue / to debate / to contend / argument / contention / controversy / debate / CL: , 場|场
HSK 5
to fight for / to strive for / to win over
HSK 5
a struggle / fight / battle
HSK 6
to fight over / to contest / to vie over
HSK 6
controversy / dispute / to dispute
HSK 6
to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly
HSK 6
dispute / controversy / conflict
HSK 6
to quarrel / dispute
to dispute / to disagree / to argue opinionatedly / to wrangle
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to strive for / to vie for / to argue or debate / deficient or lacking (dialect) / how or what (literary)
to resist / to make a stand and fight (against)
struggle
to fall over each other in their eagerness to...
competitive strength / competitiveness
(China's) War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945)
to be disappointing / to fail to live up to expectations
a hundred schools of thought contend (idiom); refers to the classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period 475-221 BC
to contend for hegemony / a power struggle
Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871)
the Opium Wars of 1840-1842 and 1860-1861
lit. when the snipe and the clam grapple with each other, the fisherman catches them both (idiom) / fig. when two sides are locked in dispute, it's often a third party that benefits
to contend for supremacy
fight
lit. the dragon wars, the tiger battles (idiom); fierce battle between giants
War and Peace by Tolstoy 托爾斯泰|托尔斯泰
to strive
a hundred flowers bloom, a hundred schools of thought contend (idiom); refers to the classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period 475-221 BC, but adopted for Mao's campaign of 1956
to struggle / to fight / struggle
First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)
to contend
to fight for fame, grab profit (idiom); scrambling for fame and wealth / only interested in personal gain
a dispute / to wrangle
war of aggression
to work hard for sth / to resolve on improvement / determined not to fall short
to vie against one another / to fight each other / mutual aggression
to strive for favor
(idiom) to seize every minute; to make the best use of one's time
lit. two tigers fighting (idiom) / fig. fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
to dispute / to struggle for mastery
dispute involving litigation / legal dispute
the war of 1904-1905 between Russia and Japan
to do (sb) proud; to be a credit to (one's school etc) / to make oneself look good; to build up one's image
competitive / ambitious and aggressive / to desire to beat others
Sino-French War (1883-1885) (concerning French seizure of Vietnam)
to dispute
to contend on strong grounds / to argue strongly for what is right
power struggle
lit. fight minutes, snatch seconds (idiom); a race against time / making every second count
striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
the three Punic Wars (264-146 BC) between Rome and Carthage
to refuse to concede / not to give in
(idiom) to fight openly and maneuver covertly
scramble for power and profit (idiom); power struggle
to strive for mastery (idiom); aiming for the best result / to have high ambitions
(idiom) to stand aloof from worldly affairs
to rival sb for the affection of a man or woman / to be jealous of a rival in a love affair
to compete to be first / to contest first place
argument / debate / controversy
to quarrel endlessly
to fight over / to scramble for
to settle a dispute
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
to haggle over every ounce (idiom) / to to fuss over minor points / to be particular about sth
people's war, military strategy advocated by Mao whereby a large number of ordinary citizens provide support in a campaign
to compete / to fight for / to rush to purchase
to win an honor / to strive to win a prize
National protection war or Campaign to defend the republic (1915), a rebellion against the installation of Yuan Shikai as emperor
assertiveness / combative nature
lit. you fight, I snatch (idiom); to compete fiercely offering no quarter / fierce rivalry / tug-of-war
lit. to argue who is right and wrong (idiom) / fig. to squabble; to argue over minor issues
War of Liberation (1945-49), after which the Communists 共產黨武裝|共产党武装 under Mao Zedong 毛澤東|毛泽东 took over from the Nationalists 國民政府|国民政府 under Chiang Kai-shek 蔣介石|蒋介石
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose / every moment counts
undeniable; uncontroversial
war of 1920 between Northern Warlords, in which the Zhili faction beat the Anhui faction and took over the Beijing government
to struggle for mastery / to strive for supremacy
civil war / internal struggle
minister not afraid to give forthright criticism
StarCraft (video game series)
class struggle
to obtain by an effort / to strive to get sth
competitor
Men of Zheng fighting over their respective ages (idiom) / a futile quarrel
fair competition
to fight desperately
The Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
lit. if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / fig. if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
market competition
first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)
unfair competition / illicit competition
widely known / incontestable / undeniable / to not strive for / to not contend for
not to be crushed (idiom) / to be determined to have one's revenge
succession struggle / dispute over inheritance
second Manchu invasion of Korea (1636)
Sino-Vietnamese War (1979)

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