wrangle out

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wrangle out

To work really hard to get something (often information) out of someone or something else. I know my brother is dating someone new, but I have not been able to wrangle the information out of him yet. This computer is so old and clunky that it takes ages just to wrangle out a simple spreadsheet.
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