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square off

phrasal verb with square
 
 
/skweər/ verb
if two people, groups, or organizations square off, they start to compete or argue with each other: State and federal agencies are squaring off over claims that the state is sitting on millions of dollars that should be used for hurricane recovery.
Translations of “square off”
in Chinese (Traditional) 擺好架勢(準備迎戰)…
in Russian готовиться к бою…
in Turkish birisiyle tartışmaya/yarışmaya/kavgaya hazırlanmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 摆好架势(准备迎战)…
in Polish zmierzyć się…
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