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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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PTI and PML-N supporters also scuffled and chanted slogans outside the polling station established at Crescent School in Shadman colony area of the city.
The enraged supporters later threw chairs at their opponents as law enforcers tried to restore calm.A similar scene was witnessed in Samnabad area of the city, where supporters of both opposing parties also came face to face and chanted slogans against each other.PTI and PML-N supporters also scuffled and chanted slogans outside the polling station established at Crescent School in Shadman colony area of the city.
According to initial reports, Gama scuffled with his neighbour Amjad over a petty issue, which later led to an armed clash.
However, journalists covering the chairman Senate election witnessed that the young man, who scuffled with the sitting lawmaker, was being escorted by the prime minister's security staff soon after the brawl.
Khalid Maqsood, a duty doctor and staff nurse Nadia Parveen scuffled over issue of admitting a female patient Ayesha hailing from Amjad Town without permission of the doctor.
LAHORE, June 14, 2010 (Frontier Star): Two women MPAs of Pakistan Peoples Party scuffled with each other in the cafeteria of Punjab Assembly.
A witness said some of the attendants got annoyed and scuffled with the duty guard on the pretext that the latter had [allegedly] abused them in the name of security.
Asghar, resident of Okara, had scuffled with his brother-in-law Aslam and he opened fire at him.
According to the IGP office, two groups scuffled in jurisdictions of Sabzi Mandi police station at 12.30 pm, on which the police reached the spot but the protestors assaulted the police team.
SCUFFLE: Six people were injured when guests scuffled when food was served at a marriage ceremony on Sunday.