cut and thrust Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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cut and thrust

interesting and ​excitingarguments: She ​enjoys the cut and ​thrust of ​partypolitics.
(Definition of cut and thrust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cut and thrust”
in Chinese (Simplified) 唇枪舌剑,激烈争论…
in Chinese (Traditional) 唇槍舌劍,激烈爭論…
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