One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of two people) be continually arguing with one another.
quarrel, argue, row, bicker, squabble, have a fight, have a row, wrangle, dispute, be at odds, disagree, fail to agree, differ, be at variance, have words, bandy words, be at each other's throats, be at loggerheadsView synonyms
- ‘Anyone with siblings will find this familiar: We fought like cats and dogs when we were younger.’
- ‘We fought like cats and dogs when we were younger.’
- ‘When we drank together we fought like cats and dogs.’
- ‘Whenever they went anywhere together they would fight like cats and dogs.’
- ‘Their relationship was passionate and never dull, with great highs when their love seemed to overwhelm them and huge lows when they fought like cat and dog.’
- ‘The 4 sitting members will fight like cats and dogs to get those slots.’
- ‘She had known them for some time now and had always known Amber and Jas to fight like cats and dogs.’
- ‘They had been fighting like cats and dogs when she left.’
- ‘The two fight like cats and dogs, but you get the feeling they still care about each other.’
- ‘The two of them fought like cats and dogs to come up with Peter.’
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