cross swords

cross swords
cross swords have an argument or dispute.
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English terms dictionary. 2015.

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  • cross swords — When people cross swords, they argue or dispute. This expression is used when some groups accuse each other for non adherence to norms. Actually no sword is used but the tempo of the argument is high enough to cause worsening of the already bad… …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • cross swords — (with (someone)) to argue with someone. The candidates crossed swords on several issues, including taxes, guns and immigration …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords — QUARREL, disagree, dispute, wrangle, bicker, be at odds, be at loggerheads, lock horns; fight, contend; informal scrap. → sword * * * phrasal : to come to grips : be drawn into combat or altercation cross swords with one s landlady over the rent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross swords — {v. phr.}, {literary} To have an argument with; fight. Often used with with . * /Don t argue with the teacher; you re not old enough to cross swords with her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cross swords — {v. phr.}, {literary} To have an argument with; fight. Often used with with . * /Don t argue with the teacher; you re not old enough to cross swords with her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cross\ swords — v. phr. literary To have an argument with; fight. Often used with with . Don t argue with the teacher; you re not old enough to cross swords with her …   Словарь американских идиом

  • cross swords with someone — cross swords (with (someone)) to argue with someone. The candidates crossed swords on several issues, including taxes, guns and immigration …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords with — cross swords (with (someone)) to argue with someone. The candidates crossed swords on several issues, including taxes, guns and immigration …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords with someone — cross swords with (someone) to argue with someone. We don t always agree, in fact I ve crossed swords with her several times at committee meetings …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords with — (someone) to argue with someone. We don t always agree, in fact I ve crossed swords with her several times at committee meetings …   New idioms dictionary

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