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How do you use the verb "race" in a sentence? Does it take a preposition before the person or object? If yes, which preposition?
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'My legs may be shorter than yours but I can race you any day.'
'My legs may be shorter than yours but I can race with you any day.'
'My legs may be shorter than yours but I can race against you any day.'
Last edited by Dawood Usmani; 28-Feb-2008 at 11:09.
All three, in the right context, are correct.
The most commonly used are #1 and #3; #2 would say that you are racing together, not against each other.