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war / conflict / CL: 場|场,
controversy / dispute / to dispute
to compete / competition
  *爭* | 爭* | *爭
to strive for / to vie for / to argue or debate / deficient or lacking (dialect) / how or what (literary)
to fight for / to strive for / to win over
competitive strength / competitiveness
to contend for hegemony / a power struggle
to resist / to make a stand and fight (against)
rival / competitor
to dispute / to disagree / to argue opinionatedly / to wrangle
StarCraft (video game series) (Tw)
to fight over / to contest / to vie over
to quarrel / dispute
to fall over each other in their eagerness to...
to dispute
to argue / to debate / to contend / argument / contention / controversy / debate / CL: , 場|场
market competition
to contend
a struggle / fight / battle
fair competition
uncontroversial / accepted
widely known / incontestable / undeniable / to not strive for / to not contend for
dispute / controversy / conflict
to work hard for sth / to resolve on improvement / determined not to fall short
Pacific War between Japan and the US, 1941-1945
to act with urgency / to buy time
to strive
to work hard for / to do all one can / to contend strongly
competitive product / competitor's product
Vietnam War (1955-1975)
(China's) War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945)
struggle / war
striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
to fight openly and maneuver covertly (idiom)
a dispute / to wrangle
direct competitor / direct competition
to strive for mastery (idiom); aiming for the best result / to have high ambitions
to compete to be first / to contest first place
to obtain by an effort / to strive to get sth
to vie against one another / to fight each other / mutual aggression
to win an honor / to strive to win a prize
to fight over / to scramble for
war of independence
class struggle
to strive for favor
American War of Independence (1775-1783)
to be disappointing / to fail to live up to expectations
competition model
First Sino-Japanese War (1894-95)
a hundred schools of thought contend (idiom); refers to the classical philosophic schools of the Warring States period 475-221 BC
the Opium Wars of 1840-1842 and 1860-1861
to stand aloof from worldly affairs
to dispute / to struggle for mastery
dispute involving litigation / legal dispute
to refuse to concede / not to give in
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose / every moment counts
to rival sb for the affection of a man or woman / to be jealous of a rival in a love affair
to contend on strong grounds / to argue strongly for what is right
war crime
StarCraft (video game series)
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
Korean War (1950-1953)
scramble for power and profit (idiom); power struggle
power struggle
to contend for supremacy
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
competitive / ambitious and aggressive / to desire to beat others
unfair competition / illicit competition
the war of 1904-1905 between Russia and Japan
lit. sandpiper and clam war together (and the fisherman catches both) (idiom); fig. neighbors who can't agree lose out to a third party
(Persian) Gulf War
war of aggression
lit. you fight, I snatch (idiom); to compete fiercely offering no quarter / fierce rivalry / tug-of-war
to quarrel endlessly
war on terrorism
argument / debate / controversy
to fight for fame, grab profit (idiom); scrambling for fame and wealth / only interested in personal gain
to settle a dispute
lit. sandpiper and clam war together and the fisherman catches both (idiom); fig. neighbors who can't agree lose out to a third party
to seize every minute (idiom) / to make the best use of one's time
Sino-French War (1883-1885) (concerning French seizure of Vietnam)
the Sino-Vietnamese War, fought between the PRC and Vietnam in 1979 / also known as the Third Indochina War
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
internal power struggle
Franco-Prussian War (1870-1871)
two tigers fighting (idiom); fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
The Wars of the Roses (1455-1485)
to compete / to fight for / to rush to purchase
Chu-Han Contention (206-202 BC), power struggle between Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦 of Han and Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽 of Chu
to do (sb) proud / to be a credit to (one's school etc) / to make oneself look good / to build up one's image
to fight desperately
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

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