English version

in contention

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin contentionin contentionARGUEhaving a chance of winning something Owen’s goal kept England in contention. contention
Examples from the Corpus
kept ... in contentionThree penalties by Hobbs kept Bradford firmly in contention and another soon after the interval levelled the scores at 8-8.
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