battle (something) out

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battle (something) out

To struggle against an opponent for something. Those two teams really battled it out in an intense playoff series. My agent and the movie studio are battling out the terms of my contract now.
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battle something out

 
1. Lit. to fight about something to a conclusion. They battled the matter out and came to an agreement. The two young toughs went into the alley to battle out their differences.
2. Fig. to argue something to a conclusion; to struggle to reach a conclusion. The Senate and the House disagree on the bill, so they will have to battle a compromise out.
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Stima head into the fixture sitting top of the 19-team standings with 30 points, six ahead of second-placed Bidco United.The Richard Makumbi-coached side ended Kenya Police's 11-match unbeaten run with a 2-1 win on Saturday in Kisumu while Kawangware-based City Stars battled out to a one-all draw against Administration Police in their last outing.