By doing this kind of thing in the past, liberals have occasionally beaten conservatives at their own "us versus them" game.
A new study shows U.S. doctors have a burnout rate of 38 percent versus 28 percent for the general population.
This is not a Muslim versus Christian conflict, as much as the Muslim Brotherhood would like the world to think it is.
But the big headlines this week have been filled with “he said” versus “she said, she said, she said, she said, and she said.”
We have rested on the laurels of struggles past, versus stepping up to deal with struggles present.
Preaching or printing matter concerning the controversy of free will versus predestination was forbidden.
Considered as regions, Florida versus New Mexico, the latter should be the older.
The man who won the case for the Chapter against the town can certainly win that of Watteville versus Riceys!
And ther sayde oones a clerk in two versus, What is better than gold?
Do not act and say, like Macleay versus Fleming, "I write with aqua fortis to bite into brass."
mid-15c., in legal case names, denoting action of one party against another, from Latin versus "turned toward or against," from past participle of vertere (frequentative versare) "to turn," from PIE *wert- "to turn, wind," from root *wer- (3) "to turn, bend" (cf. Old English -weard "toward," originally "turned toward," weorthan "to befall," wyrd "fate, destiny," literally "what befalls one;" Sanskrit vartate "turns round, rolls;" Avestan varet- "to turn;" Old Church Slavonic vruteti "to turn, roll," Russian vreteno "spindle, distaff;" Lithuanian verciu "to turn;" Greek rhatane "stirrer, ladle;" German werden, Old English weorðan "to become" (for sense, cf. turn into); Welsh gwerthyd "spindle, distaff;" Old Irish frith "against").