Contentionの例文や意味・使い方に関するQ&A

「Contention」を含む文の意味

Q: in play-off contention とはどういう意味ですか?
A: A sports team is in playoff contention if it is doing well enough that it still has a chance of being in the championship game at the end of the season.
Q: main contention とはどういう意味ですか?
A: The "main contention" of a story is the primary (main or most powerful) problem or struggle of the story. In a real life context, it means the "main problem(issue)." This is seen frequently as the "main point of contention," too.
Q: contention とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It is a stronger word for disagreement. A disagreement/argument where both sides really want to win.
(激論)

It can also mean an assertion made to win an argument
(議論を勝つための主張)

「Contention」の使い方・例文

Q: contention を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: There was contention between the two football teams after the play.
There was allot of contention between the opposing political parties.

Q: contention を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: May be too complex for me, or I cannot think atm.
Q: contention を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: "Our views on politics had always been a heated point of contention between my brother and I"

「Contention」の類語とその違い

Q: contention と contestation はどう違いますか?
A: Contention: Is when you have a disagreement.
Contestation: Is when you are arguing.

「Contention」についての他の質問

Q: does "our contention was that the strategy were not in vain" sound natural?
A: "was not in vane"
Also this is a very formal English, in casual daily speaking you would say something like;
We don't think our plan was a waste of time.
Q: I’m not content with the contentions between you and me. この表現は自然ですか?
A: In terms of the grammar it‘s natural, but in terms of the content it sounds pretty odd.
Q: to prove his contention
and
to prove his conviction.

what's the difference because meaning suggests to prove a point or a strong belief
A: Contention= argument. To prove his conviction doesn’t make sense. He would be trying to disprove his conviction unless he wants to be in prison.
Q: What is also worth noticing is that this contention is considered to be an example of the financial problem. From this point of view, it follows that by studying abroad, goverments would face the problem due to spending money abroad not domestic. この表現は自然ですか?
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