argy-bargy


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argy-bargy

slang Loud arguing or discussion. Primarily heard in UK. Our neighbors are having marital problems, so we're subjected to their argy-bargy every night.
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Later there was more argy-bargy from Pearce as he tugged at AJ's shirt in the box.
I don't want to get into political argy-bargy about Iraq and I don't know whether the US Secretary of State will go to Heaven or Hell when she dies.
After a lot of argy-bargy Simon told him to sod off and have a nice life.
There was a bit of argy-bargy and everyone walked away.
She said: "It was a fight out there, a lot of argy-bargy.
She should be another on the mark for Wallis if, as likely, she is the main beneficiary of possible argy-bargy in the third semi of the Grand Prix at 8.
The scrums did not take two or three minutes to get the ball in and out (although there was quite a bit of scrum argy-bargy in the first 20 minutes).
THERE was predictable political argy-bargy and bitter arguments in Coventry City Council's chamber this week.
Take Cristiano Ronaldo's amateur hour argy-bargy with Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor.
A THE English language is full of rhyming or repetitive phrases - such as hoity-toity, argy-bargy, tittle-tattle or pitter-patter - known as reduplicative compounds.
But while the exchange of angry words and one and two-fingered salutes is unpleasant enough, the attack on a 66-year-old man in an argy-bargy over parking space at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary is reprehensible.
Dore, still a rookie in Premier League racing having only his fourth match for Newcastle, seemingly upset Dicken in heat two by charging past him to take second place and there was some argy-bargy in the pits afterwards.
Their survival task would have been a lot tougher if they had been deducted points for the Argentine argy-bargy - and it's hard to see why they weren't.
ONLY 10 days to go before the first red card, the first argy-bargy, the first of Wayne Rooney's great goals and endless gab, the first of Liverpool's 12 wins on the road, the first of Thierry Henry's exquisite finishes, the first pounding for one or other of the promoted teams, the first of David Moyes' trademark glares, the first of the FA's barmy decisions, setting a pattern for the season, the first of Alan Hansen's eulogies on behalf of champions Chelsea and the BBC's first blank of the new campaign from Sir Alex Ferguson, for crimes against his ego.
Jones said: ``I asked the fourth official Paul Durkin about the Rae-Dickov incident and he said there had just been a bit of argy-bargy.