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How to use tug-of-war in a sentence
Throughout the day, you would overhear chit-chat about the ongoing tug-of-war between libertarians and social conservatives.
At one point, they held a noisy tug-of-war with a giant rope in the middle of the exhibit hall.
Many states are caught up in a tug-of-war between the will of law enforcement and concerned citizens and legislators.On the Home Front, Drones Are Quickly Shot Down by States | Miranda Green | March 9, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, after a cultural tug-of-war and a lengthy trial in Rome, Aphrodite is finally going home to Sicily.
It was after one of his nights with Rachel that the tug-of-war over Josh turned deadly.
For a couple of seconds there was a tug-of-war—pull boy, pull pig, and then the hat tore apart.The Red Cow and Her Friends | Peter McArthur
It was the tug-of-war being played with a life as the stakes.Auld Licht Idylls | J. M. Barrie
It is a tug-of-war, your skill and strength against the muscles of the animal inside the tight shells.On the Seashore | R. Cadwallader Smith
A nervous tug-of-war was taking place between her right and left hand, with a twisted-up pair of ecru gloves for the cable.The Shadow | Arthur Stringer
He remembered his watch, his money, and clothes, never recovered after that memorable tug-of-war.The Young Pitcher | Zane Grey
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