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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishructionsruc‧tions /ˈrʌkʃənz/ noun [plural] 🔊 🔊 informal especially British EnglishCOMPLAIN angry talk and complaints because many people are annoyed about a situation
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ructionsYou can expect ructions at home if you have been taking a partner for granted recently.If the law were to threaten Haider, he could cause further ructions.I remember ructions once when she was my houseman.There have been some serious ructions when they have played table tennis, with rows and cheating and shouting matches.Word had spread that child marriages were to be photographed and this had caused some ructions within the community.
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