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Definition of pit against phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pit against

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

pit somebody against something

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pit something against something

 
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to test somebody or their strength, intelligence, etc. in a struggle or contest against somebody/something else Lawyers and accountants felt that they were being pitted against each other. a chance to pit your wits against the world champions (= in a test of your intelligence)
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