Translation: from spanish

be out of contention

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  • out of contention (for something) — out of conˈtention (for sth) idiom without a chance of winning sth Main entry: ↑contentionidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • in (or out of) contention — having (or not having) a good chance of success in a contest. → contention …   English new terms dictionary

  • contention — [kən ten′shən] n. [ME contencioun < OFr contention < L contentio < pp. of contendere: see CONTEND] 1. the act of contending; strife, struggle, controversy, dispute, quarrel, etc. 2. a statement or point that one argues for as true or… …   English World dictionary

  • contention — noun 1 opinion that sb expresses ADJECTIVE ▪ main ▪ Her main contention is that staff should get better training. VERB + CONTENTION ▪ support ▪ There is no evidence to support her contention …   Collocations dictionary

  • contention — con|ten|tion [kənˈtenʃən] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: Latin contentio, from contendere; CONTEND] 1.) formal a strong opinion that someone expresses sb s contention that ▪ Her main contention is that doctors should do more to… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • contention — noun 1》 heated disagreement. 2》 an assertion. Phrases in (or out of) contention having (or not having) a good chance of success in a contest. Origin ME: from L. contentio(n ), from contendere (see contend) …   English new terms dictionary

  • out of the reckoning — ► into (or out of) the reckoning into or out of contention for selection, victory, etc. Main Entry: ↑reckoning …   English terms dictionary

  • Contention City, Arizona —   Ghost town   Mason s Western Hotel in Contention City, 1880 …   Wikipedia

  • contention — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of contending Nouns 1. (act of contending) contention, strife, contest, contestation, altercation, infighting; struggle; belligerency, pugnacity, combativeness (see irascibility); competition,… …   English dictionary for students

  • out — /owt/, adv. 1. away from, or not in, the normal or usual place, position, state, etc.: out of alphabetical order; to go out to dinner. 2. away from one s home, country, work, etc., as specified: to go out of town. 3. in or into the outdoors: to… …   Universalium

  • out of the running — ► in (or out of) the running in (or no longer in) contention. Main Entry: ↑running …   English terms dictionary


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