Contesting Sentence Examples
On the retirement of Pitt in 180r he resigned office, and after contesting Dover unsuccessfully he withdrew for a time into private life.
Three candidates will be contesting the seat, only one of whom is politically affiliated.
The BNP is contesting the by-election in Bridge ward, Redbridge, which takes place on 13 July.
This option may not be the right one if your spouse will be contesting the divorce.
However, you have far more options of contesting a purchase with eBay than you do a random Chinese website and the sellers know it.
Here it was determined that the members of the Reichstag, who were protected by their position, should henceforward be the managing committee of the party, and arrangements were made for contesting the elections of 1881.
From the very first hundreds " squatted " on large claims, contesting the title.
About 153 B.C. Alexander Balas, son of Antiochus Epiphanes, contesting the Syrian crown with Demetrius, seized the city, which opened its gates to him.
Alamut had taken refuge at Diarbekr; but his brother Murad, at the head of an army strengthened by Turkish auxiliaries, was still in the field with the object of contesting the paternal crown.
But this was not a "peaceful" advancement, for it was only in the king's patronage by reason of the temporalities of the see of Ely having been seized into the king's hands the year before, on account of the bishop being implicated in certain murders and robberies, which he denied, contesting the king's action in the papal court.Advertisement
He is said to have set his own songs to music. It seems doubtful whether the notes that have cone down to us can with justice be attributed to him, but there is no contesting the musical quality of his verse.
It was hard to tell whether she would go through with contesting the will, or if she even could after so long.
He was one of the plenipotentiaries who concluded peace with Lubeck at the congress of Hamburg, and subsequently took an active part in the great work of national reconstruction necessitated by the Reformation, acting as mediator between the Danish and the German parties who were contesting for 2 Hence another of the names - " hurricane-bird " - by which this species is occasionally known.
The Church at first refrained from contesting the rights of the landowners over their own churches, and concentrated her attack upon investiture.
In 1889, after unsuccessfully contesting Castres, he returned to his professional duties at Toulouse, where he took an active interest in municipal affairs, and helped to found the medical faculty of the university.Advertisement
In a word constitutional government had practically ceased, and Poland had become an arena in which contesting clans strove together for the mastery.