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tugs-of-war

noun
plural of tug-of-war

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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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“Tugs-of-war.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tugs-of-war. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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