Sentence Examples


  • The new governor had great difficulties to contend with.
  • Her foreign policy was as consistent as it could be considering the forces she had to contend against.
  • The system of having one canal overlapping another has one difficulty to contend with.
  • During many successive years he saw a great deal of hard service, and so constantly had he to contend, on his various expeditions, with adverse gales and dangerous storms, that he was nicknamed by the sailors, "Foul-weather Jack."
  • He had to contend against a strong peace party in Holland the Spaniards sheltered themselves under the English Downs by the side of an English squadron.