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get into an argument

To begin to argue with someone about something. So I heard that you two got into an argument last night—what was it about?
See also: argument, get
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

get into an argument (with someone) (about someone or something)

 and get into an argument (with someone) (over someone or something)
to enter a quarrel with someone about someone or something. I don't want to get into an argument with you about Dan. Mary got into an argument about money with Fred. I really don't want to get into an argument.
See also: argument, get
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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