The future of the former hospital has long been a bone of contention
The moon, the Virgin's footstool, remained the chief bone of contention
Hill points out, for example, that Their Eyes Were Watching God consists of sections from Mule Bone, which in turn is based on a story, "The Bone of Contention
Silesia, which is now the western part of Poland but was once part of Germany, has long been a bone of contention
between Germans and Poles.
However, the exact amount required has been a bone of contention
A key bone of contention
between the two sides is the Point Reyes Bird Observatory (PRBO) 2001 report, which clearly states that predators -- not people or vehicles -- led to a high mortality rate for the Western Snowy Plover at the ODSVRA.
Khan like always kicked off his shotgun speech with a fierce broadside to Prime Minster Nawaz Sharif, whose resignation is the main bone of contention
between the government and his party.
Sharing of waters of River Cauvery has been a bone of contention
between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu for over three decades.
The matter is still a bone of contention
between US and Pakistan as the Nato supply from Pakistan to Afghanistan was halted soon after the incident and still both sides were negotiating to resolve the matter in a peaceful manner.
The issue of time-based bans have long been a bone of contention
given their lop-sided nature, with a player who receives a 12-week suspension in May potentially missing the whole Championship for his county, while a player that is slapped with a similar ban later in the year may not miss a single game.
THE foundation stone for a road under- bridge in south Delhi has turned out to be a bone of contention
between two leaders of the ruling Congress.
The fees have always been a bone of contention
among patients and their relatives - and rightly so.
And Karren Brady's pounds 1 million pay-off and perks is another bone of contention
My main bone of contention
surrounds his statements "the likelihood of fast ground at Aintree" and later "the top-ofthe-ground you often get at Aintree in the spring".
I am sure the people would prefer a word of advice rather than be someone's current bone of contention