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scuffle with (one)

To enter into a rough, disorderly fight or altercation with one. The bouncer threw him out for scuffling with other patrons of the bar. I scuffled with him for a bit over the money, but he managed to overpower me.
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scuffle with someone

to struggle or have a fight with someone. The two prisoners scuffled with each other a little till a guard came along and saw them. The cowboys scuffled with the deputies when they came out of the saloon.
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After that a scuffle was seen in the gallery that ended with the intervention of some of the senators and the secretariat staff.
Stokes had earlier missed out on the Ashes as he was banned by the ECB for his alleged involvement in the scuffle and made his return to the squad in the New Zealand-England One Day International series.
Following the complaint of the management of the sugar mills, Musafir Khan police conducted raids to arrest the farmers, during that the police party took a 13-year-old boy into custody on the pretext that they would free him after his father, Mohammad Aashiq, a local farmer would hand him over to the police in the sugar mills's scuffle case.
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Police say several people were asked to leave the bar, at about 3am on Saturday, and as they did so a scuffle took place outside, during which the door supervisor sustained a head injury which required hospital treatment.
He said both groups were just trying to get 'last minute tips' as part of their preparations for the bar examination when the scuffle ensued.
Two hours after the scuffle, former barrister Mr Woolfe, 49, was found collapsed on a gantry in the building in Strasbourg and suffered two "epileptic-type" fits.
The scuffle, which began over the right of way on a local road, took place on Monday and left three ethnic Bulgarian men with serious injuries following beating with batons.
Reports of clashes, scuffles and electoral irregularities were reported from different parts of the city as citizens exercised their right to franchise to elect local government representatives.
TYRE, Lebanon: An incident involving the accidental death of a chicken in the village of Debaal in south Lebanon degenerated into a scuffle Thursday between four people, with one stabbing the other in the back.
KUWAIT, May 27 (KUNA) -- A scuffle that happened between Kuwaiti security personnel and bodyguards accompanying Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, at Kuwait Airport, has been resolved "in a brotherly spirit," Foreign Undersecretary Khaled Al-Jarallah affirmed Tuesday.
A scuffle occurred between parliamentarians Karganbek Samakov (Ata-Meken faction) and Kanybek Imanaliyev (Ar-Namys faction) in the building of the Parliament.
Meanwhile, the "Drunk in Love" singer just watched the scuffle between her sister and her hubby ensue without trying to intervene.
The United Nations needs to brush off a chair for the Biebs, because he proved himself to be quite the peacemaker following an onstage scuffle at one of his concerts.