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slanging match

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishslanging matchˈslanging ˌmatch noun [countable] British English informal  ARGUEan angry argument in which people insult each other
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slanging matchAnyway, so you had a slanging match.No-one wins a dispute with Graham, so there's hardly any point indulging in a slanging match.That is why the debate over abortion is more often a slanging match than a dialogue.Then Vivienne joined in and the three of us had a big slanging match.But local radio stations have joined in the slanging match over aid.
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