He openly worried about the chances for Republicans to keep the seat if Trott wins the primary.
If Romney wins, will Adelson receive some choice presidential goodies?
If Palin runs, wins the nomination and then loses the general election, she could leave the Republican brand in pieces.
If Romney wins Arizona, the general election could be exciting.
And like any entertainment-awards competition, popularity and personality play a big part in what gets nominated and who wins.
In that case there's nothing for either of us but to forge ahead, and see who wins.
He's the kind that wins when the books are layin' a hundred to one against him.
It is the man that has a system in both life and business that wins the battles.
"If The Dutchan wins you get the money," replied the Trainer, circumspectly.
How he wins success We must leave to the reader to discover.
fusion of Old English winnan "struggle for, work at, strive, fight," and gewinnan "to gain or succeed by struggling, to win," both from Proto-Germanic *wenwanan (cf. Old Saxon winnan, Old Norse vinna, Old Frisian winna, Dutch winnen "to gain, win," Danish vinde "to win," Old High German winnan "to strive, struggle, fight," German gewinnen "to gain, win," Gothic gawinnen "to suffer, toil"). Perhaps related to wish, or from PIE *van- "overcome, conquer." Related: Won; winning.
Sense of "to be victorious" is recorded from c.1300. Breadwinner preserves the sense of "toil" in Old English winnan. Phrase you can't win them all (1954) first attested in Raymond Chandler. Winningest is attested by 1804.
Old English winn "labor, strife, conflict," from the source of win (v.). Modern sense of "a victory in a game or contest" is first attested 1862, from the verb.