falling-out

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a falling out

A severe quarrel or disagreement, especially one that leads to a temporary or permanent end of a relationship. I haven't spoken to my brother for nearly three years because of a falling-out we had over our late father's estate. My fiancé and my best friend had a falling out, and, unfortunately, I found myself caught in the middle. Apparently, Gina and Dave had a falling out last week, and now they're not talking to each other at all.
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falling-out

n. a disagreement. Tom and Bill had a little falling-out.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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