slug it out Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary

Meaning of “slug it out” - Learner’s Dictionary

slug it out

informal phrasal verb with slug
/slʌɡ/ verb [T] ( present participle slugging, past tense and past participle slugged) informal
to fight, argue, or compete with someone until one person wins: Federer and Nadal slugged it out for a place in the final.FightingDebate and discussion
Translations of “slug it out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 一決勝負…
in Russian биться, вести борьбу…
in Turkish taraflardan biri galip gelinceye kadar mücadele etmek/tartışmak/yarışmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一决胜负…
in Polish walczyć…
(Definition of slug it out from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

nothing of the kind

used to emphasize a negative statement

Word of the Day

There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
There is no such thing as a true synonym in English. Discuss!
by Kate Woodford,
November 25, 2015
In the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary the word ‘synonym’ is defined as ‘a word or phrase that has the same or nearly the same meaning as another word or phrase in the same language’. As you might expect, definitions for this word are broadly similar in other dictionaries and yet the italicized

Read More 

climatarian adjective
climatarian adjective
November 23, 2015
choosing to eat a diet that has minimal impact on the climate, i.e. one that excludes food transported a long way or meat whose production gives rise to CO2 emissions Climate change is not normally on people’s minds when they choose what to have for lunch, but a new diet is calling for

Read More