slug it out

idiom

Definition of slug it out

informal
: to fight or compete over something until one side wins The companies are slugging it out in court.

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“Slug it out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/slug%20it%20out. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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