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have words

Euph. to argue. From the sound of things, Bill and his father had words last night. We had words on the subject of money.
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have words (with somebody)

to speak to someone angrily The coach had words with several of his players when the game was over.
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have words

to speak to someone angrily (usually + with ) There were several penalties and the referee had words with one of the players after the match.
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