Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of scuffle.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of scuffle.

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Examples

  • This Miami Herald article reports that "scuffles" occurred.

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  • In fact, the British officials at the embassy here in Moscow that I've spoken to have said that they believe the lack of serious incidents in the city, the really only very minor kind of scuffles between the various fans, the Manchester United Chelsea fans, also Russians as well, were very minor because of the organization of this Champions League final in the Russian capital.

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  • But, you know, Apple has had these kind of scuffles over trademark disputes before.

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  • The BBC said that the vegetable and flower growers, and their supporters who Hannah describes as taking "a principle stand in solidarity with the farmers" were removed by cops - some in riot gear - and that "scuffles" broke out.

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  • Well if most people were charged by baton wielding cops for sitting in a tree, I'd suggest it's not entirely surprising that "scuffles" may break out as a result.

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  • Authorities revealed that six asylum seekers had been taken to hospital in the past three days as a result of several "scuffles" between detainees at the Darwin Airport Lodge detention centre.

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  • Military to plan for multiple operations-major disasters and various "scuffles"

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  • Unfortunately it may take a large death toll for these "scuffles" to get some attention.

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  • He was involved in a few "scuffles" with another vendor last year.

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  • Bruce Meneley, the doctor in charge of prisoner care, said wounds on Zuhair's head and face were stitched up after "scuffles" with guards in April 2003 and January

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