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pit sb/sth against sb/sth

phrasal verb with pit     /pɪt/ verb ( present participle pitting, past tense and past participle pitted)
to make someone or something compete against someone or something else: Teams of athletes were pitted against each other.Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
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