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Definition of "tug-of-war" []

  • Alternative spelling of tug of war. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "tug-of-war" in a sentence
  • "Kessler was with the agency in 1992 when nutritional labels were first introduced, and has called the tug-of-war between the FDA and the food industry at that time a "battle royale.""
  • "As a parent you try to maintain a certain amount of control and so you have this tug-of-war..."
  • "The federal government and states have been in a tug-of-war over alcohol regulation since the 21st Amendment passed in 1933."