water under the bridge
/wˈɔːɾɚɹ ˌʌndɚ ðə bɹˈɪdʒ/
used to say that there is no point in arguing about unpleasant things that happened in the past
blazing row
/blˈeɪzɪŋ ɹˈoʊ/
a very violent and intense argument between two parties
to jump down one's throat
/dʒˈʌmp dˌaʊn wˈʌnz θɹˈoʊt/
to reply quickly and rudely to someone
to have it out with sb
/hæv ɪt ˈaʊt/
to talk to someone frankly in order to settle a dispute or argument
do not get me started
/duːnˌɑːt ɡɛt mˌiː stˈɑːɹɾᵻd/
used to ask someone not to make one talk about a certain topic as it might start a lengthy, unpleasant discussion
to go / be (at it) hammer and tongs
/ɡˌoʊ ɔːɹ biː æt ɪt ɔːɹ hˈæmɚɹ ænd tˈɑːŋz/
to engage in an activity, particularly an argument, in a forceful, energetic, or violent manner
the lion's den
/ðə lˈaɪənz dˈɛn/
a state or situation in which one must face extreme hostility
to teach one's grandmother (how) to suck eggs
/tˈiːtʃ wˈʌnz ɡɹˈændmʌðɚ tə sˈʌk ˈɛɡz/
to offer unnecessary or redundant instruction or advice to someone who is already experienced or knowledgeable in that particular area
to cut off one's nose to spite one's face
/kˈʌt ˈɔf wˈʌnz nˈoʊz tə spˈaɪt wˈʌnz fˈeɪs/
to do something with the intention of harming or punishing someone only to face the consequences oneself
to show sb the door
/ʃˈoʊ ˌɛsbˈiː ðə dˈoːɹ/
to angrily ask someone to leave a place
to swear / curse a blue streak
/swˈɛɹ kˈɜːs ɐ blˈuː stɹˈiːk/
to use offensive words in an intense and rapid manner
monkey in the middle
/mˈʌnki ɪnðə mˈɪdəl/
a person who is in the middle of two fighting or arguing sides
running battle
/ɹˈʌnɪŋ bˈæɾəl/
an argument or fight with someone that keeps on going for a long time
shouting match
/ʃˈaʊɾɪŋ mˈætʃ/
a loud argument
to call off the dogs
/kˈɔːl ˈɔf ðə dˈɑːɡz/
to stop criticizing or attacking another person
battle / clash of wills
/bˈæɾəl klˈæʃ ʌv wˈɪlz/
a situation involving two people who refuse to compromise, hoping the other individual does so first
to lock horns
/lˈɑːk hˈɔːɹnz/
to become involved in an argument or fight with someone
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