shouting match


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shouting match

A bitter argument in which two or more people shout at one another, often simultaneously. At first I thought we were just going through a rough patch in our relationship, but lately it seems like every night Janet and I get into a shouting match with each other. It might be time to end things.
See also: match, shout

a shouting match

A shouting match is an angry and uncontrolled argument or discussion about something, usually involving shouting. For a moment I thought the meeting was going to become a shouting match. Plans to expand the forest in the Northwest have turned into a shouting match between the timber industry and the environmental community.
See also: match, shout
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But the DOJ, in its resolution, said the shouting match between the slain fiscal and Mercado could not be confirmed.
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The shouting match was so intense that other White House aides worried one of the two men might immediately resign.
The United manager was believed to be unhappy with the loud music coming out of the away dressing room and a shouting match then ensued before water and milk were thrown, it is understood.
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An unedifying shouting match ended with Kelly's expulsion from the chamber.
Department of Budget and Management (DBM) Secretary Florencio Abad stressed that after denying reports that he and the President had a shouting match over the controversial issue of alleged illegal disbursement of P357 million of Disbursement Acceleration Program (DBM) funds to two government offices.
The meetings with Hariri come after last week's Cabinet session that was marred by a shouting match between Salam and Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil over the government's decision-making system.
Horsing about in the Commons AN unfortunate mistake with my television control and, instead of the Cheltenham Festival, I was watching a shouting match in the House of Commons - Wednesday's Prime Minister's Question Time.
Ms Jones said: "I don't think the current shouting match that is prime minister's question time does much to answer the real concerns that people have.
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The meeting turned into a shouting match numerous times as outraged shareholders vented their anger at the interim board.
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Beijing, Dec 1 ( ANI ): Chinese regulators have suspended a broadcaster after an unaired segment of a TV game show was leaked online showing a raucous shouting match about nudity between spectators and a woman who calls her daughter the next Lady Gaga, according to a report.