jostle for sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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jostle for sth

phrasal verb with jostle uk   /ˈdʒɒs.l̩/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.sl̩/ verb [I or T]
If ​peoplejostle for something, they ​compete with each other in ​order to get what they ​want: Since the ​fall of the ​government, the two ​oppositionparties have been ​jostling for position.
(Definition of jostle for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “jostle for sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…竞争,争夺…
in Turkish kıyasıya mücadele etmek…
in Russian бороться за что-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…競爭,爭奪…
in Polish walczyć o coś…
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