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    can we say high competition ?

    when speaking about a sport can we use this expression to refer to a sport, high competition, meaning professional sport ?

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    Re: can we say high competition ?

    Quote Originally Posted by isabel neves View Post
    when speaking about a sport can we use this expression to refer to a sport, high competition, meaning professional sport ?

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    I've never heard that. If one uses "high competition" it refers to a high level. But, that may have nothing to do with being a professional athlete.

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    Re: can we say high competition ?

    You could say competition at a high level.

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