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tug-of-war

noun

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an earnest effort for superiority or victory over another
  • the effort to get their teenage son to keep his room clean is a constant tug-of-war

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The first known use of tug-of-war was in 1677

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“Tug-of-war.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tug-of-war. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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