give somebody a (good) run for one's money

給某人造成強大的競爭壓力;使某人棋逢對手。

例句:

  • I think only Carl will be able to give that candidate a run for his money in the presidential election next year. (我認為只有卡爾才能在明年的總統大選中對那位候選人造成強大壓力)
  • Amy was an excellent supermodel and could have given any other professional a run for their money. (艾美過去是一名非常優秀的超模,可能是其他任何專業模特兒的競爭對手)

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