Italian translation of 'contend'
to contend that (formal)
to contend (with sb) for sth
contendersi qc (con qn)we have many problems to contend with
dobbiamo lottare contro molti problemiyou'll have me to contend with
dovrai vedertela con mehe has a lot to contend with
ha un sacco di guai
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Example Sentences Including 'contend'
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Scholars at universities in southern Africa have had to contend with another problem.The Times Literary Supplement (2013)
This society did not have to contend with the problems of outright new nationhood that preoccupied so many other parts of the world.World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity (1995)
And it doesn't mean companies can put employee engagement to one side because there are more pressing problems to contend with.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
But the different instincts and intentions of the three men contending for power should now be clearer and that is itself a small triumph for democracy.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
No one could contend that the nexus was very obvious.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The claimant contended that it was not.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The claimant contended that the council had failed to consider whether the works might have environmental impacts in combination with the freight and distribution facility.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Various defendants contended that the Italian courts lacked jurisdiction because of the jurisdiction clause contained in the prospectus.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
That is because it's going to take a while for us to contend again.The Sun (2013)
And now the birds must contend with the poachers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Businesses will also have to contend with space constraints.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
If mathematics were all the next government had to contend with, this money could be raised through extra taxes.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
No one can contend that prejudice and racial hatred are yesterday's problems.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Public health must also contend with big food, big soda and big alcohol.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Senior managers had to contend with government interference, staff unwilling to accept changes and unions eager to flex their muscles.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The claimants contended that the increase in air passenger duty was unlawful, and that the duty itself had always been unlawful.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The commercial broadcaster will also have to contend with fierce opposition from major advertising agencies.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The defendant contended that the risk manager had not been engaged in any automatic processing of the data.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
The jurors also had to contend with the patchy recollection of the two defendants.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
When it comes to conserving our natural world, there are two arguments to contend with.The Sun (2009)
Where are the MPs contending that government is far too intrusive and overbearing?Times, Sunday Times (2015)
We have two powerful movements contending for the soul of this nation.Christianity Today (2000)
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In Common Usage. contend is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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British English: contend VERB
to contend with sth If you have to contend with a problem or difficulty, you have to deal with it or overcome it.
It is time to contend with this problem.
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Translation of contend from the Collins English to Italian Dictionary