Definition of “slug it out” - English Dictionary

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“slug it out” in British English

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slug it out

If two people slug it out, they fight or argue violently until one of them wins.

(Definition of “slug it out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“slug it out” in American English

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slug it out

also slug this out

to argue or compete with someone fiercely:

The two groups have been slugging it out for years.

(Definition of “slug it out” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)