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n.竞争,竞赛

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pet=to fly(飞翔),to seek(寻求)

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competition


/,kɒmpə'tɪʃn; ,kɑmpə`tɪʃən/ n
1 [C] event in which people compete; contest 比赛; 竞赛
*boxing, chess, beauty competitions 拳击、棋类、选美竞赛
* He came first in the poetry competition. 他获诗歌比赛第一名. =>Usage at sport 用法见sport.
2 [U] ~ (between/with sb) (for sth) competing; activity in which people compete 竞争; 角逐
*Competition between bidders for this valuable painting has been keen. 拍卖时各出价人对这幅名画竞争很激烈.
* We're in competition with (ie competing against) several other companies for the contract. 我们与另几家公司角逐争取这项合同.
3 the competition [sing or pl v] those competing against sb 竞争者; 对手
*She had a chance to see the competition (ie the other people who were trying to get the same job as she was) before the interview. 她在面试之前有机会见到了对手(与她竞争同一职位者).

competition


n
[Date: 1600-1700; Language: Late Latin;Origin: competitio, from competere; COMPETE]
[U]
a situation in which people or organizations try to be more successful than other people or organizations
compete, competitor competitorcompetition for
 Competition for the job was intense.
competition between/among
 Sometimes there's a lot of competition between children for their mother's attention.
 This price reduction is due to competition among suppliers.
competition in
 competition in the automobile industry
fierce/stiff/intense etc competition
 There is fierce competition between the three leading soap manufacturers.
be in competition with sb/sth
 Government departments are in direct competition with each other for limited resources.
in the face of competition (from sb/sth)
(=in a situation where you are competing with someone or something)
 Small grocery stores are going out of business in the face of stiff competition from the large supermarket chains.
[singular, U]
the people or groups that are competing against you, especially in business or in a sport
compete, competitor competitor
 Going to trade fairs is an ideal opportunity to size up the competition .
no/not much/little etc competition
(=no one who is likely to be better than you)
 Jones is certain to win the race; there's just no competition.
a lot of/considerable/fierce etc competition
 The team overcame fierce competition for their place in the finals.
foreign/international competition
(=companies from other countries that you are competing with)
 Japanese PC makers now face foreign competition in their home market.
[C]
an organized event in which people or teams compete against each other
competitor
 a photography competition
competition to do sth
 a competition to find a designer for the new airport building
 Teams from high schools all over the state have entered the competition .
 The competition will be held in Copenhagen next year.
 Who won the competition ?
 With France and Germany out of the competition , England have a great chance to win.
 Liverpool were knocked out of the competition in the third round.
COLLOCATES for sense 3
enter a competition (=take part in a competition)
hold/run/launch a competition (=organize a competition)
win/lose a competition
be out of a competition (=no longer be in a competition)
knock somebody out of a competition (=defeat someone so that they can no longer take part in the competition)
a knockout competitionBritish English (=one in which if you lose a game, you are no longer in the competition)
the winner of a competition

1. Every year I enter for the garden competition too, and I always win a little prize for the worst garden in the town!
    每年的花园竞赛我也参加,但总因是镇上最劣的花园而获得一个小奖!

2. Every four years, millions of people all over the world enjoy the international sports competition called the Olympics.
    每四年,世界上千百万人就会欣赏一次被称为奥林匹克的世界性大赛。

3. But the competition of man against man is not the simple process envisioned in biology.
    但是,人与人的竞争并不像生物生物学中想像的那样是一个简单过程。

4. But just before the competition closed, a lorry arrived at the factory with a truly colossal biscuit which weighed 2,400 pounds.
    但就在竞赛截止时间将到之际,一辆卡车驶进了工厂,运来了一个特大无比、重达2,400磅的饼干。

5. But the very success of jukus in training youngsters to pass exams has made the competition worse: Jukus help more students pass exams, so the exams have to be made more difficult.
    然而,恰恰是课外学校在训练孩子通过考试方面的成功,使得竞争更为激烈:课外学校帮助越来越多的孩子通过考试,考试就需设计得越来越难。

6. While discount rose retailers watch their business bloom, U.S. rose growers are going bankrupt amid severe foreign competition.
    在折价玫瑰花零售店生意兴隆的同时,美国的玫瑰种植商却在残酷的外来竞争中濒临破产。

7. The response to this competition was tremendous.
    对这场比赛的反响是惊人的。

8. The response to this competition was tremendous.
    这次竞赛在听众中引起极其热烈的反响。

9. This last scene shows you what will happen at the end of the harvest: the famous Calabrian macaroni-eating competition!
    这最后一个镜头向您展示了收获之后将发生的事情:著名的克拉布利亚人吃通心粉大赛!

10. Nearly everybody enters for ´The Nicest Garden Competition´ each year, but Joe wins every time.
    几乎每个人都参加每年举办的"最佳花园竞赛",而每次都是乔获胜。

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