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    Verb 'Pit'

    See this sentence.
    'Tug of war is a sport that directly pits two teams against each other in a test of strength.'
    As I look up at dictionary, pit means a big hole generally.
    But how this 'pit' works in this sentence?

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    Re: Verb 'Pit'

    Click here and scroll down to the page to the definition of "to pit" as a verb. You have only looked at "pit" as a noun.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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