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win an election

This page is about the collocation win an election

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to be awarded victory by those running an election

For example

  • Do you think we can win the election?

  • Elections aren't always won by those who get the most votes.

Note:
Similar collocations include "win a ballot" and "win a vote"

Quick Quiz

If you win a national election, you

a. have the right to vote

b. have the right to govern

c. decide who wins the election

Contributor: Matt Errey