slanging match


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slanging match

n
Brit a dispute in which insults and accusations are made by each party against the other
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slanging match

noun (Brit.) quarrel, row, argument, set-to (informal), barney (informal), spat, altercation, ding-dong, argy-bargy (Brit. informal), battle of words They conducted a public slanging match on television.
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slanging match

n (Brit) → Wettschimpfen nt; they were having a slanging matchsie beschimpften sich um die Wette (inf)

slanging match

[ˈslæŋɪŋˌmætʃ] n (Brit) (fam) → rissa verbale
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I WATCHED the first quarter of the political debate between the political parties on ITV and was not surprised to find it started out as a slanging match between political parties who joined forces to slag off Ukip's Paul Nuttall.
Now the finest political tribute to Jo would be reasoned debate replacing the angry, poisonous scaremongering and lies which had dominated an ugly referendum slanging match.
The pair have been involved in a slanging match since they separated.
Watson lost 15 per cent of his fee for "conduct contrary to the spirit of the game" after a verbal slanging match with Riaz.
While the lads are having a the lads are having a slanging match, Gail and slanging match, Gail and Marion hit it o and end Marion hit it o and end up doing a crossword up doing a crossword together.
AFTER reading about the slanging match going on between Luciana Berger and Jake Morrison in the ECHO, I must say I am disgusted.
Michael Hussey insists he has no intention of getting involved in a slanging match with outspoken Indian Harbhajan Singh, but he can't say the same for the rest of the side.
I suggest that before the situation escalates into an all-out slanging match, both factions regard the old adage live and let live, and I would offer to both sides the following proposal (in the interests of closure) that without belief there are no answers, and with belief there are no questions.
IT seems that if you want a good old slanging match these days then the only way to conduct it is via Twitter.
THE row over French expulsions of Roma communities erupted in a slanging match at the EU summit.
But once back in Walford, she spirals out of control again, and begins a slanging match in the middle of the street, right.
McLaren in turn accused the Italians, of "grossly misleading statements" in an increasingly vitriolic public slanging match.