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 industrial and financial corporations had grown so powerful as to venture to contend for the first place with the authority of the government itself.
  • 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.
  • In the beginning of his reign he had to contend with the hostility of John of Gaunt, who claimed the crown by right of his wife Constance, daughter of Peter the Cruel.