Example sentences for: pitting

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

  • Faced with two challenges--the antitrust case and the network-paradigm alliance--Microsoft is pitting the latter against the former.

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

  • At the international tournament of town criers, hear local newsmongers in 18th-century costume pitting their Oyez!

  • 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.

  • 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.

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