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stiff competition

This page is about the collocation stiff competition

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

strong competition from rivals or opponents

For example

  • You'll be facing plenty of stiff competition at the Olympic Games.

  • There's some stiff competition out there, so we'll have to spend a lot on advertising.

Note:
A related collocation is "stiff opposition"

Quick Quiz

If you're facing stiff competition, it'll be

a. impossible to win

b. difficult to win

c. easy to win

Contributor: Matt Errey