Definition of contend with phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

contend with

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

contend with somebody

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contend with something

 
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to have to deal with a problem or with a difficult situation or person Nurses often have to contend with violent or drunken patients.
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