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shouting match

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshouting matchshouting match (also slanging match British English)ARGUE a loud angry argument in which two people insult each other The meeting degenerated into a shouting match. match
Examples from the Corpus
shouting matchOnce, amid a furious shouting match reported by Clinton biographer David Maraniss, then-Gov.On the pavements, pedestrians bump into each other rather than step aside, and small offences turn quickly into shouting matches.Their late-night shouting match was so noisy it kept staff awake.He was a diplomat; he liked negotiation and conclusions, not shouting matches in smoke-filled rooms which went nowhere.She interrupts the shouting match behind her to seek directions to Aunt Molly's hotel.Precipitating the shouting match at Lindale was a 25-cent increase in the $ 1 admission fee.Then the shouting matches would commence.
shouting matchˈshouting ˌmatch noun [countable]  an angry argument in which people shout at each other
Examples from the Corpus
shouting matchOnce, amid a furious shouting match reported by Clinton biographer David Maraniss, then-Gov.Their late-night shouting match was so noisy it kept staff awake.She interrupts the shouting match behind her to seek directions to Aunt Molly's hotel.Precipitating the shouting match at Lindale was a 25-cent increase in the $ 1 admission fee.
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