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Example sentences for vie

Dealers sometimes waited at the docks to vie for new shells from returning ships.
Sometimes there is a little pushing and shoving in the line as these small-scale growers vie for a slot of time at the press.
Instead, churches have always had to vie for devotees.
In order to succeed, open-source projects have adopted management practices similar to those of the companies they vie to outdo.

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