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pit against

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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theypit against
he/she/itpits against
present participlepitting against
past tensepitted against
past participlepitted against

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  1. 1
    pit someone/something against someone/something to make someone compete or fight against someone or something else

    Coach Fox finds his team pitted against a team coached by his longtime friend and mentor.

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