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wrangle (something) 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. Bill's computer is running so slow that he has to wrangle any document out of it.
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wrangle (something) out of (someone)

To work really hard to get something (often information) out of someone else. I know my brother is dating someone new, but I have not been able to wrangle the information out of him yet.
See also: of, out, wrangle

wrangle for an ass's shadow

To argue over trivial matters. The phrase derives from a Greek legend in which a traveler rents an ass and then squabbles with its owner when they both want to sit in the ass's shadow to avoid the sun. Primarily heard in UK. There's no correct way to hang Christmas lights, so quit wrangling for an ass's shadow and decorate the house already!
See also: shadow, wrangle

wrangle with (something)

To struggle to understand, solve, or deal with something. We've been wrangling with the issue of the system overheating, but there's no clear way to get past it. I've been wrangling with immigration issues ever since I moved here in 2010.
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wrangle (with someone) (over someone or something)

to bicker or argue with someone over who will end up with someone or something. I don't want to wrangle with Kelly over the contract. I see no need to wrangle over Dolly.

wrangle (with someone) (over someone or something)

to bicker or argue with someone over who will end up with someone or something. I don't want to wrangle with Kelly over the contract. I see no need to wrangle over Dolly.

wrangle with

v.
1. To be strenuously engaged with some problem, task, or undertaking: I have been wrangling with this problem for days and still cannot solve it.
2. To quarrel noisily or angrily with someone: I couldn't sleep because my brothers were wrangling with each other all night. John is wrangling with his roommate over the phone bill.
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Wrangler has always ensured comfort and style from their products, making them ideal for any and every adventure.
While this offer is available across specific models of Wranglers, the stocks are limited and given the popularity of the Wrangler, I expect them to sell out fast.
Mike Manley, head of Jeep Brand - FCA Global, said, 'The all-new Jeep Wrangler is developed and engineered with more safety features and advanced technology than ever before and we are proud to showcase our commitment to meet consumers' increasing desire for unique and innovative vehicle connectivity.
Some versions will retain the ability of the outgoing Wrangler to fold its windscreen flat and Jeep says the newcomer will offer 'even more open-air freedom and dozens of different door, top and windshield combinations.
And to complement this, the '70s Wrangler rainbow is printed on tees and sweatshirts.
The latest Anniversary edition is a true roughtie-toughtie 4x4 based on the Wrangler Sahara, but with added appeal and extra kit.
For example, this SUV is available in two body styles: the two-door Jeep Wrangler and four-door Wrangler Unlimited.
To help fund the creation of The Bang Wrangler, visit the Kickstarter page: http://kck.
Jeep vehicles in general, and Wranglers in particular, are fit for any off road or on road challenge," said Mustafa Qambar al Ajami, a participant who bought his Wrangler a year ago.
The Wrangler is tame enough to negotiate the school run but if that's all you want then there are plenty of SUVs out there that are far more comfortable.
The Wrangler is tame enough to negotiate the school run but, if that's all you want, there are plenty of SUVs out there that are far more comfortable.
Wrangler Space in the rear is fine, but I must admit I was expecting more, while the boot is a decent size accessed via a side-hinged door and a top-hinged window.
The award, which goes specifically to the four-door Wrangler Unlimited, comes from long-established specialist publication 4x4 Magazine, whose panel of expert judges put the rugged US-built off-roader at the top of a list of extremely capable competitors.
Mirela Antal, brand manager, Mostafawi Group, said: "Wrangler is one of the most popular denim brands globally offers casual wear for men and women, we have three Wrangler shops in Dubai and we are happy to open our first Wrangler shop in Abu Dhabi and launching our exclusive Denim Spa line.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 12, 2012--Canadian Western Bank renews Wrangler West USD5.