rough-and-tumble

US 
UK ['rʌfən'tʌmbl]
  • adj.杂乱的;莽撞的
  • n.混战;战斗
  • Web混乱的;混乱激烈的;追逐打闹
rough-and-tumble
n.
1.
~ (of sth)
激烈的竞争;混战a situation in which people compete with each other and are aggressive in order to get what they want
the rough and tumble of politics
政治上的混战
2.
(儿童或动物一起嬉戏时的)吵闹捣蛋行为noisy and slightly violent behaviour when children or animals are playing together

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