get into an argument

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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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Police said that Sankar, had gotten into an argument with the relative, who after the killing, reportedly grabbed a piece of rope telling neighbours, 'this is it for me,' as he ran off into a forested area.
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Just minutes earlier, mother and son had gotten into an argument.
The demonstrators claimed he had gotten into an argument with a low-ranking police officer and was taken to the police station and beaten after he refused to be searched.
The news article stated that the couple had gotten into an argument at a friend's house, where they had initially met to work out their differences.
Desilets told police who responded to his 911 call that he and his wife of 44 years had gotten into an argument and that she had threatened to jump out of a window.
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A spokesman at the Atlantis Plastics plant in Henderson City said: "The gunman is thought to have gotten into an argument with a supervisor earlier."