Czech English Dictionary

český jazyk - English

soutěž in English:

1. contest contest

She won the contest.
Many boys and girls ranging from 12 to 18 entered the contest.
Did you enter the singing contest?
The speech contest took place on the ninth of November.
Let's have a contest. The side to come up with the worst insult wins.
Tom pleaded no contest to a charge of drunken driving.
In the contest he fully displayed what ability he had.
Christopher Columbus once engaged in a debate with the Divine Celt. It would become the only contest that Columbus ever lost.
The last election was such a hot contest that several ex-ministers lost.
The speech contest was held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education.
Getter Jaani is the best singer in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011.
A number of students announced their readiness to engage in the contest.
My father was a contestant in a cooking contest and won first prize.
I entered a singing contest sponsored by a pasta company and I made it to the semifinals.
An oratorical contest will be held next Sunday.

English word "soutěž"(contest) occurs in sets:

The L Word - Generation Q s01e01
Friends s01e03

2. compete compete

A fast child may win the race, but even a slow child can compete.
Many students compete to get into the best universities.
There are many sports where you usually compete as an individual.
Agencies compete to win new contracts.
Nordic combined is one of the winter sport events, a competition where you compete on the combination of two Nordic style ski events - cross country skiing and ski jumping.
Our engineers compared this information with similar products being sold in Japan and concluded that they might compete very well.
We must cut down on prices; we can't compete.
Powerlifting is a sport in which athletes compete to lift the maximum sum weight of the three heavy weight events, squat, bench press and deadlift.
More than 5 thousand people competed in the marathon.
1. They should never compete for the same woman. / 2. I don't think I can compete against her boyfriend.
local business are unable to compete
Every year our school football team competes against a rival school
Hundreds of athletes compete for a gold medal at the Olympic Games.
She's competing for a place in next year's Olympics. Young children will usually compete for their mother's attention.
The trade agreement must provide a level playing field in which to compete.

English word "soutěž"(compete) occurs in sets:

2. lekce (červená a oranžová slovíčka)