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jostle for sth

phrasal verb with jostle uk   /ˈdʒɒs.l̩/  us   /ˈdʒɑː.sl̩/ verb [I or T]
If people jostle for something, they compete with each other in order to get what they want: Since the fall of the government, the two opposition parties have been jostling for position.
Translations of “jostle for sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…競爭,爭奪…
in Russian бороться за что-либо…
in Turkish kıyasıya mücadele etmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…竞争,争夺…
in Polish walczyć o coś…
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