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  • pit (your) wits against someone — pit (your) wits against (someone/something) to compete against someone or something using your intelligence. That s the pleasure of fishing pitting your wits against these clever little fish that are trying desperately not to get caught …   New idioms dictionary

  • pit (your) wits against something — pit (your) wits against (someone/something) to compete against someone or something using your intelligence. That s the pleasure of fishing pitting your wits against these clever little fish that are trying desperately not to get caught …   New idioms dictionary

  • pit (your) wits against — (someone/something) to compete against someone or something using your intelligence. That s the pleasure of fishing pitting your wits against these clever little fish that are trying desperately not to get caught …   New idioms dictionary

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  • competition — I noun attempt to equal, bout, challenge, combat, conflict, contentio, contest, corrivalry, encounter, engagement, open contest, opposition, outrivalry, pitting of strength, pitting of wits, race, rivalry, scramble, strife, striving for… …   Law dictionary

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