tug of war

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a game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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tug of wara dispute between two parties, particularly an entrenched, back and forth dispute.
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