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tussle with someone or something

1. to struggle or battle with someone or something. Tim tussled with Roger for a while, and then they made peace. I tussled with the trunk, trying to get it into the attic.
2. Fig. to argue or contend with someone, a group, or something. (Fig. on {2}.) I tussled with my conscience all night. We tussled with the committee and won our point.
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MP Jess And in November Birmingham Yardley MP Jess Phillips told how she bravely fended off a mugger in a tussle near the Houses of Parliament.
Contrary to reports that Yami Gautam might lose her latest project Batti Gul Meter Chalu because of her tussle with T-series, the actress says that she is very excited to be part of the film.
Both players battled leg complaints in the taxing two hour and 49 minute tussle, but Wozniacki found the grit to make the breakthrough in her third grand slam final.
New Delhi [India], Jan 12 ( ANI ): The Centre on Friday refused to intervene in the ongoing tussle between Supreme Court judges.
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He said the office was closed since last Tuesday due to a tussle between local populations on its shifting.
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THE tussle between two top officials -MK Meena and SS Yadav --of the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) has forced several complainants to avoid visiting the ACB office.
New Delhi: Omar Abdullah on Sunday came out in strong support of Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of his ongoing tussle with the Delhi Lt Governor, saying Indian-administered-Kashmir had to pay a "heavy price" for similar issues involving the office of the chief minister and the Raj Bhavan.
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