Tug-of-war meaning

A game or competition in which two teams pull or tug on opposite ends of a rope trying to force the other team over the line which initially marked the middle between the two teams.
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A contest of strength in which two teams tug on opposite ends of a rope, each trying to pull the other across a dividing line.
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A struggle for supremacy.

A political tug of war between those in favor of the proposal and those against it.

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A contest in which two teams pull at opposite ends of a rope, each trying to drag the other across a central line.
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Any power struggle between two parties.
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(idiomatic) A dispute between two parties, particularly an entrenched, back and forth dispute.
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Alternative spelling of tug of war.
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