tug-of-warSEE DEFINITION OF tug-of-war
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TUG-OF-WAR
It was the tug-of-war being played with a life as the stakes.
The tug-of-war team, of which I was a member, was quite as successful as the oarsmen.
It had all the characteristics of a tug-of-war, and irresistibly he was drawn over the line.
They were having a tug-of-war and it was hardly a fair battle.
The girls organized themselves into a tug-of-war team (Fig. 293).
There is then a tug-of-war, with the Namer and Foolie as the leaders.
We were now going up-hill, and even the horses found it a tug-of-war.
Remember, from now on comes the tug-of-war, as the old saying goes.
It is the anchor in a tug-of-war who does the head work for the team.
In a tug-of-war, we have to put two men on our end for every one of theirs.