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be at each other's throats
Of two or more people, to be noticeably and aggressively angry with each other. Those two are at each other's throats because they can't agree on how to best lead the committee. You can hear their shouting all the way down the hall!
be at each other's throats(of people or organizations) quarrel or fight persistently.
1990 Rian Malan My Traitor's Heart ‘It's not only difficult for people outside to understand why blacks are at each others' throats,’ he says. ‘It's difficult for ourselves.’