One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘Mark quit the band after a punch-up at a Beverly Hills party’
fight, scuffle, fracas, brawl, struggle, tussle, fist fight, fisticuffs, melee, scrimmage, free-for-all, free fight, affray, fray, riot, skirmish, exchange, clash, encounter
quarrel, commotion, disorder, tumult, breach of the peace, disturbance
Irish Australian North American donnybrook
informal scrap, set-to, ruction, shindy, shindig, stand-up, dust-up, tangle, tiff
informal, dated mill
British informal bust-up, ding-dong
Scottish informal stooshie, swedge
North American informal rough house, rumble
NZ Australian informal stoush
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