pit sb/sth against sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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pit sb/sth against sb/sth

phrasal verb with pit uk   us   /pɪt/ verb [T] (-tt-)
to ​cause one ​person, ​group, or thing to ​fight against or be in ​competition with another: It was a ​bittercivilwar, that ​pittedneighbour against ​neighbour. The ​climberspitted themselves against the ​mountain.
(Definition of pit sb/sth against sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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