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Identify if 'contest' refers to a sports match, political race, or intellectual competition. SlideThe chess tournament was an intense contest of wit and strategy.
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Cultural EventsPlay
'Contest' often labels competitions in music, arts, and cooking, not just athletics or academics. SlideThe barbecue contest attracted chefs from across the country.
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Collocation ImportancePlay
Learn common word pairs; 'enter a contest' means to participate, while 'win a contest' means to succeed. SlideHundreds enter the contest, but only one will emerge victorious.