cross swords with

cross swords with
cross swords with (someone) to argue with someone.

We don't always agree, in fact I've crossed swords with her several times at committee meetings.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • cross swords with — cross swords (with (someone)) to argue with someone. The candidates crossed swords on several issues, including taxes, guns and immigration …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords with — see under ↑cross • • • Main Entry: ↑sword …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross swords with someone — cross swords with (someone) to argue with someone. We don t always agree, in fact I ve crossed swords with her several times at committee meetings …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords with someone — cross swords (with (someone)) to argue with someone. The candidates crossed swords on several issues, including taxes, guns and immigration …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords (with someone) — phrase to disagree or argue with someone about something The two of them have crossed swords many times before. Thesaurus: to arguehyponym arguments and arguingsynonym Main entry: sword …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross swords (with somebody) — cross ˈswords (with sb) idiom to fight or argue with sb Main entry: ↑crossidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross swords — (with (someone)) to argue with someone. The candidates crossed swords on several issues, including taxes, guns and immigration …   New idioms dictionary

  • cross swords — QUARREL, disagree, dispute, wrangle, bicker, be at odds, be at loggerheads, lock horns; fight, contend; informal scrap. → sword * * * phrasal : to come to grips : be drawn into combat or altercation cross swords with one s landlady over the rent… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross swords — {v. phr.}, {literary} To have an argument with; fight. Often used with with . * /Don t argue with the teacher; you re not old enough to cross swords with her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cross swords — {v. phr.}, {literary} To have an argument with; fight. Often used with with . * /Don t argue with the teacher; you re not old enough to cross swords with her./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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