Definition of 'wrestle'
Example sentences containing 'wrestle'
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He was wrestled to the ground by a royal protection officer before being sent on his way. The Sun (2016)It was like a war, like a wrestling match at times. Times, Sunday Times (2017)If this seems weak, reflect on the issues you've wrestled with during the past two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Saracens can flex their muscles and, once they have you caught in an arm wrestle, they have you where they want you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)War forces us to wrestle with the mystery of evil. Christianity Today (2000)Those two pilots physically wrestled the plane down with all four legs straining at the brakes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He wants to fight and wrestle me all the time! The Sun (2013)He will struggle to wrestle the lead away from my tip. The Sun (2011)We used to wrestle with the problems of a society divided by class. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What followed was more wrestling match than test of footballing ability. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The assailant was reportedly wrestled to the ground by a passing motorist. Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is followed by two hours of conditioning work and then two hours of wrestling. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It took a lot of wrangling and arm wrestling before we landed upon our final five. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He produced a lighter but was wrestled to the ground by staff and arrested. The Sun (2015)The two dog handlers wrestle on the road at park royal with the young man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And the more he wrestled with the idea, the more it grew on him. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is not the world of wrestling with the forces of darkness so much as having the wisdom and the insight to change. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We struggled with their wrestling style of tackling and didn't adapt quickly enough. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It is common to see the book of Job as wrestling with the problem of innocent suffering. READING THE BIBLE AGAIN FOR THE FIRST TIME: Taking the Bible Seriously but Not Literally. (2001)For months she had wrestled with the idea of coming back, searching for a definitive reason to say yes or no. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I wrestled with the idea of the responsibility: but what difference would one more little mouth make? Times, Sunday Times (2009)After a few weeks my son seems hardly to miss me at all, taking great delight in having a man around to wrestle and fight with. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Numerous failed business ventures followed and he ended his days bankrupt, forced into wrestling matches for 25 a bout. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. wrestle is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'wrestle'
British English: wrestle VERB
When you wrestle with a difficult problem, you try to deal with it.
Delegates wrestled with the problems of violence and sanctions.
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