Example sentences for: pitting

How can you use “pitting” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Taken together, these observations appear to effectively refute the prediction of a CysRS activity, thus pitting computational results against experimental data.

  • He brought Dayak leaders onto his ruling council but favored the time-honored colonial practice of divide-and-rule by pitting one tribe against another to keep the peace.

  • The company's proposal, explains the Times , puts Teamster boss Ronald Carey in a tight spot, pitting his UPS members, many of whom are attracted to the apparently more lavish company proposal, against Teamsters working elsewhere, who fear that a UPS pull-out could jeopardize their pensions.

  • Whereas Samuelson's text, now in its 15 th edition, staunchly advocates Keynesian prescriptions, Mankiw's is touted as post-ideological, pitting rival schools of thought against each other.

  • Peace proved elusive, though, and the country was again torn by war — this time pitting brother against brother.

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