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broach (one's) claret

To draw blood, typically in some sort of fight. "Claret" is a type of red wine. A: "Who broached your claret?" B: "Bill punched me in the nose. Can you help me clean up this blood?" Do you challenge me to a fight? Well, I will most certainly broach your claret—I hope you're ready for that!
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broach (something) with (someone)

To mention or discuss something with someone. I wouldn't broach that topic with him unless you want to hear about it for hours. Everyone knows you shouldn't broach the issues of politics or religion at a dinner party.
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broach something with someone

 and broach something to someone
to mention something to someone; to bring up an idea to someone. I hate to be the one to have to broach this to you, but your trousers are torn. This delicate matter must be broached with Mr. Rogers.
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As with manual machines a limit can be placed on the amount of force incurred during each broach cycle.
American Broach & Machine attracts and retains the highly skilled workers that help set the Ann Arbor region apart from competing locations," said Paul Krutko, president and CEO of Ann Arbor SPARK.
Lapointe later opened plants that manufactured broach machines in New London and Marlboro.
The cost of the broach was [pounds sterling]15 and although it seemed expensive I bought it because I assumed that the majority of the money would be going to the British Legion.
Major targets are automotive-related industries and manufacturers of jet engines and turbines that use the broaches(1)and broach machines produced by Federal Broach, as well as users of automotive, construction and industrial machinery in the Asian markets, where MHI is in a position of solid strength.
John Broach, 45, claimed he began taking amphetamine to keep himself alert and awake when his wife became ill with cancer but then became addicted.
Broach warheads for the missiles will be made by BAe's Royal Ordnance subsidiary.
Shouldn't, then, our homilists be free to broach the subject at Mass without regard to the text assigned for that day?
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Following its acquisition of Federal Broach Holdings, LLC in April, 2012, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries America (MHIA) is presenting its machine tools and cutting tools in collaboration with Federal Broach at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) from September 10-15 in Chicago, Illinois.
MHI) has signed an agreement with Federal Broach Holdings, LLC and its shareholders to acquire all of the equity interest of the American firm.
City officials will broach annexing the 250-acre property, which Striplin says would not necessarily be more complex than the city's other 26 annexations.
Another spot that I had coined the Broach double set was on our list of things to do.
For example, the cost of a profiled pull broach can run into the $20,000 to $30,000 range, and produce 2,000 to 3,000 parts before each regrind.