challenge


challenge
01. Dave has [challenged] me to a game of squash on Sunday.
02. Learning a second language is a [challenge], but with continued effort you can make continual progress.
03. The first serious [challenge] of this new government is to bring the budget under control.
04. It appears that the Canucks will not pose a serious [challenge] to Colorado in this, the first round of the play-offs.
05. Scott wanted to [challenge] a course, so he wrote the exam for it, but unfortunately he failed.
06. I much prefer a [challenging] job with lots of responsibility to an easy, boring job.
07. Kirstie Alley once remarked that you'll never be disappointed if you always keep an eye on uncharted territory, where you'll be [challenged] and growing and having fun.
08. Barbara De Angelis once remarked that what allows us, as human beings, to psychologically survive life on Earth, with all of its pain, drama, and [challenges], is a sense of purpose and meaning.
09. Joyce A. Myers once observed that teachers can change lives with just the right mix of chalk and [challenges].
10. Mary Pettibone Poole once said that to repeat what others have said requires education; to [challenge] it requires brains.
11. Differences create the [challenges] in life that open the door to discovery.
12. In ancient times, Armenia was a powerful nation which [challenged] the might of the Roman Empire.
13. Small town soccer teams in Costa Rica often arrange matches by [challenging] other teams over the radio.
14. Political instability is currently the greatest [challenge] facing the newly independent Republic of Tajikstan.
15. The mountains in the north of Chad would be a [challenging] climb for the adventurous if they weren't off-limits due to possible guerrilla activity.
16. The government of East Timor faces great [challenges] in rebuilding the country after years of war and occupation.
17. Dominant male buffalo roam singly throughout their herd, searching for mating opportunities, and [challenging] each other.
18. The elderly face numerous [challenges] presented by both physical decline, and the attitudes of society in general.
19. The principal [challenger] to Venus Williams in this tennis tournament is her sister Selena.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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  • challenge — chal·lenge 1 vt chal·lenged, chal·leng·ing 1: to dispute esp. as being invalid or unjust counsel challenged this interpretation 2: to question formally (as by a suit or motion) the legality or legal qualifications of challenge the regulations;… …   Law dictionary

  • challenge — [ ʃalɑ̃ʒ; tʃalɛndʒ ] n. m. • 1884; mot angl. « défi »; a. fr. « débat, chicane », forme pop. du lat. calumnia → calomnie ♦ Anglic. 1 ♦ Épreuve sportive dans laquelle le vainqueur détient un prix, un titre jusqu à ce qu un vainqueur nouveau l en… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • challenge — chal‧lenge [ˈtʆælndʒ] noun [countable] 1. ACCOUNTING a careful check of the cash and shares etc held by the employees of a company, as part of an official check to discover if there has been any dishonesty 2. something difficult that you feel… …   Financial and business terms

  • Challenge — Chal lenge, n. [OE. chalenge claim, accusation, challenge, OF. chalenge, chalonge, claim, accusation, contest, fr. L. calumnia false accusation, chicanery. See {Calumny}.] 1. An invitation to engage in a contest or controversy of any kind; a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Challenge — Chal lenge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Challenged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Challenging}.] [OE. chalengen to accuse, claim, OF. chalengier, chalongier, to claim, accuse, dispute, fr. L. calumniar to attack with false accusations. See {Challenge}, n., and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Challenge 21 — is a scheme in the United Kingdom introduced by the British Beer and Pub Association (BBPA) aimed at preventing young people gaining access to age restricted products including cigarettes and alcohol.[1] Under the scheme, customers attempting to… …   Wikipedia

  • Challenge — Hebdo  Pour l’article homonyme, voir Challenges.   Challenge Hebdo {{{nomorigine}}} …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Challenge — Brownsville, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 1069 Housing Units (2000): 580 Land area (2000): 9.664709 sq. miles (25.031480 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000):… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Challenge, CA — Challenge Brownsville, CA U.S. Census Designated Place in California Population (2000): 1069 Housing Units (2000): 580 Land area (2000): 9.664709 sq. miles (25.031480 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • challenge — [chal′ənj] n. [ME & OFr chalenge, accusation, claim, dispute < L calumnia, CALUMNY] 1. a demand for identification [a sentry gave the challenge] 2. a calling into question; a demanding of proof, explanation, etc. [a challenge of the premises… …   English World dictionary

  • Challenge — (engl. für „Herausforderung“) bezeichnet: das Sicherheitsprotokoll Challenge Handshake Authentication Protocol das Plattenlabel Challenge Records einen Begriff aus dem American Football die internationale Serie von Triathlon Wettkämpfen Challenge …   Deutsch Wikipedia