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The new governor had great difficulties to contend with.
The system of having one canal overlapping another has one difficulty to contend with.
Her foreign policy was as consistent as it could be considering the forces she had to contend against.
I like to contend with wind and wave.
He had to contend against a strong peace party in Holland the Spaniards sheltered themselves under the English Downs by the side of an English squadron.