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handbags at six paces
Describing a minor disagreement or altercation. Used especially in reference to football (soccer) players, the phrase is less intense version of the more common phrase "handbags at ten paces." Primarily heard in UK. And with that controversial call, it's now handbags at six paces on the field! Everyone thought Tony and the boss would come to blows, but it ended up being little more than handbags at six paces.
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