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It is also as certain that Rhodesia cannot hope to compete with the Transvaal under present conditions.
THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAHENRY M. STANLEY
Both these gentlemen, having been members of jury, were not allowed to compete for an award.
Why not enter the tournament and compete for the championship?
They do not profess to compete with the so-called cheap volumes.
I cannot compete with lords, Clementina,—a poor barrister without a brief.
OLLA PODRIDAFREDERICK MARRYAT (AKA CAPTAIN MARRYAT)
Most of the gentlemen had sent stock to compete for the prizes.
In this research you will compete with some of the most distinguished chemists in Berlin.
They stationed relays along their own line to compete, and Nature and Fate seemed to come to their aid.
THE LAKE OF THE SKYGEORGE WHARTON JAMES
I delighted my ryots by importing some of our own country recreations, and setting the ploughmen to compete against each other.
No one father—certainly not a father without a steady job—could hope to compete with all that wouldn't go into trunks.

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