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English definition of “rough and tumble”

rough and tumble

fighting between children that is not serious: It was just a bit of rough and tumble.General words for fun a busy activity that people do in a very forceful way: She enjoys the rough and tumble of politics.Busy and activeHurrying and doing things quickly
(Definition of rough and tumble from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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