lock horns with (one)

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lock horns with (one)

To get into a fight, argument, or conflict with one. Tom locked horns with some jerk at the bar, and they ended up giving each other black eyes! Bill keeps locking horns with me over these budget cuts. The governor is expected to lock horns with state senators over the proposal.
See also: horn, lock
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