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English definition of “running battle”

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running battle

an argument that lasts over several different occasions: I've had a running battle with the neighbours over whose responsibility that fence is.
Translations of “running battle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 爭執不下, 持續的爭吵, 不斷的吵架…
in Chinese (Simplified) 争执不下, 持续的争吵, 不断的吵架…
(Definition of running battle from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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