French translation of 'contend'
to contend with sth (= deal with) [problem, difficulty]
⇒ He has a lot to contend with.
Il a beaucoup de problèmes à résoudre.to have to contend with (= face the problem of)
être aux prises avec
- (= compete)
to contend for sth
se disputer qchto contend with sb for sth
disputer qch à qn
- (= claim)
to contend that
Example Sentences Including 'contend'
But in the meantime, we may have a refugee problem to contend with.The Ancient and Solitary Reign
Most women, Sophie thought, had to contend with their husband's demands.The Image of Laura
And then war breaks out and all through the war he's working at the Jewish Hospital and he has enough horrors to contend with.The Image of Laura
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Translation of contend from the Collins English to French Dictionary