One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A quarrel or disagreement.‘the two of them had a falling-out’
argument, row, fight, disagreement, difference of opinion, dissensionView synonyms
- ‘She gets married abruptly, then abruptly widowed, then she has an abrupt falling-out with her nephew, and so on.’
- ‘She told several New York newspapers that her fiancé has been falsely accused, calling it a, quote, ‘personal vendetta,’ adding that the two had a falling-out at work.’
- ‘Washington's decision to send its own inspectors raises the possibility of a falling-out with Britain’
- ‘There have been fallings-out between them before, visceral back-biting and stand-up rows that are often settled long before they enter the public domain.’
- ‘The exact nature of the falling-out remains uncertain but Mandaric appears to believe that he can run the club with another coach.’
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