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to compete / competition
war / conflict / CL: 場|场,
to fight for / to strive for / to win over
to argue / to debate / to contend / argument / contention / controversy / debate / CL: , 場|场
controversy / dispute / to dispute
to fight over / to contest / to vie over
a struggle / fight / battle
to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly
dispute / controversy / conflict
to quarrel / dispute
to dispute / to disagree / to argue opinionatedly / to wrangle
  *爭* | 爭* | *爭
to strive for / to vie for / to argue or debate / deficient or lacking (dialect) / how or what (literary)
competitive strength / competitiveness
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
to fall over each other in their eagerness to...
to dispute
lit. the dragon wars, the tiger battles (idiom); fierce battle between giants
to resist / to make a stand and fight (against)
rival / competitor
to strive
to fight over / to scramble for
(China's) War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945)
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 act with urgency / to buy time
to be disappointing / to fail to live up to expectations
to struggle / to fight / struggle
Pacific War between Japan and the US, 1941-1945
to contend
a hundred schools of thought contend (idiom); refers to the classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period 475-221 BC
a dispute / to wrangle
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 obtain by an effort / to strive to get sth
war of independence
widely known / incontestable / undeniable / to not strive for / to not contend for
to strive for favor
war of aggression
to win an honor / to strive to win a prize
striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
two tigers fighting (idiom); fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
to dispute / to struggle for mastery
to fight openly and maneuver covertly (idiom)
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose / every moment counts
lit. fight minutes, snatch seconds (idiom); a race against time / making every second count
to compete to be first / to contest first place
to rival sb for the affection of a man or woman / to be jealous of a rival in a love affair
War and Peace by Tolstoy 托爾斯泰|托尔斯泰
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
dispute involving litigation / legal dispute
to stand aloof from worldly affairs
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
First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)
to contend on strong grounds / to argue strongly for what is right
power struggle
to fight for fame, grab profit (idiom); scrambling for fame and wealth / only interested in personal gain
to refuse to concede / not to give in
scramble for power and profit (idiom); power struggle
(idiom) to seize every minute; to make the best use of one's time
argument / debate / controversy
The Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)
Sino-Vietnamese War (1979)
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 quarrel endlessly
lit. you fight, I snatch (idiom); to compete fiercely offering no quarter / fierce rivalry / tug-of-war
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
Sino-French War (1883-1885) (concerning French seizure of Vietnam)
to haggle over every ounce (idiom) / to to fuss over minor points / to be particular about sth
the three Punic Wars (264-146 BC) between Rome and Carthage
to struggle for mastery / to strive for supremacy
National protection war or Campaign to defend the republic (1915), a rebellion against the installation of Yuan Shikai as emperor
civil war / internal struggle
to settle a dispute
first Manchu invasion of Korea (1627)
minister not afraid to give forthright criticism
assertiveness / combative nature
StarCraft (video game series)
war of 1920 between Northern Warlords, in which the Zhili faction beat the Anhui faction and took over the Beijing government
class struggle
to strive for mastery (idiom); aiming for the best result / to have high ambitions
lit. to argue who is right and wrong (idiom) / fig. to squabble; to argue over minor issues
the Korean War (started June 25 1950)
Men of Zheng fighting over their respective ages (idiom) / a futile quarrel
if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
fair competition
to fight desperately
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
market competition

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