Sentence Examples


  • The new governor had great difficulties to contend with.
  • Her foreign policy was as consistent as it could be considering the forces she had to contend against.
  • The system of having one canal overlapping another has one difficulty to contend with.
  • I.; that the walls had been destroyed and the gates burnt down; that some external opposition (with which, however, Ezra did not have to contend) had been successful; that the main object of Ezra's mission was delayed for twelve years, and, finally, that only through Nehemiah's energy was the work of social and religious reorganization successful.
  • The industrial and financial corporations had grown so powerful as to venture to contend for the first place with the authority of the government itself.