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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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After the acquisition, MHI plans to expand Federal Broach's production capacity in order to be able to aggressively market broaches and broach machines in the Asian market.
(2) Pine tree type broaches are used for machining of grooves to mate blades and turbine discs in the fabrication of jet engines and various turbines.
The same approach is used for one sided corner cuts and spline broaches.
Two major types of broaches are the push broach and the pull broach.
Push and pull broaches: A push broach must be relatively short since it is a column in compression and will buckle and break under too heavy a load.
Heat-treating is essential to providing control of hardness, wear life, and quality for such tools as round broaches, pot broaches, internal spline and running gear broaches, broaching lead bars, and related wear components.
Heat treating is also necessary to stress-relieve the broaches and can be performed as many as five times during the broach manufacturing process at National Broach to ensure broach tool stability.
Other keyway broach sets, also available from stock, contain smaller or larger broaches and bushings and extend the range of keyway sizes that can be cut from 1/16" top 3/4" keyways in bores from 1/4" to 3" bore diameter.
For efficient use of machine time, we grind as many broaches as possible in the same setup.
After the start button is pushed, the machine cycles automatically until the tooth gullets in all the broaches are machined.
Both new and reground broaches are TiN coated to extend tool life.
Unlike internal broaches, which are usually singlepurpose tools, many external broaches can be reused for new applications.
One holder can accommodate several external broaches; e.g., short broaches, which produce shallow cuts, can be used in long holders by adding spacer bars to fill the gaps.
Conventional pot broaches cantilever the pot and hydraulic ram on a column.