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a serious quarrel (especially one that ends a friendship)

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He said: "I'm conscious we might get an unfair reputation for causing bust-ups when actually it's the opposite.
Film director Ken Russell quit the Channel 4 reality show yesterday after bust-ups with Jade Goody and her mother Jackiey.
Even so, new research shows that around a third of holiday road trips still end in tantrums and bust-ups.
All we said was 'hello' -nothing more.'' Ferguson nurtured Beckham from promising schoolboy to international star at Manchester United but a series of bust-ups at Old Trafford prompted his move to Spain in the summer.
Dobson, who starred in EastEnders between 1985 and 1988, was best remembered for her furious bust-ups with on-screen husband Dirty Den, played by Leslie Grantham.
"We know [sheep] actually form individual friendships and they have bust-ups with their friends, just like we do," he explained in a radio interview.
He had lost three in a row before a stirring comeback win over Watford but there have also been reports of training-ground bust-ups and various other managers being lined for the job.
ARSENE WENGER admits he regrets some of his bust-ups with Jose Mourinho - but went biblical after insisting even Jesus Christ made mistakes.
The BBC presenter has had a couple of on-air bust-ups with Olympic legend Sir Steven Redgrave.
The pal asserted that the couple have had some sensational bust-ups with Flanagan chucking the odd pot in rage and frustration.
The Gunners headed out to Athens for tonight's Champions League Group B dead rubber with Olympiacos on the back of a 2-0 home defeat by Swansea which was preceded by angry fans' demonstrations and followed by reports of dressing room bust-ups.
I'm told that, in the build-up to that game at City, when QPR were fighting for their Premiership survival, Barton had several bust-ups on the training ground with team-mates.
The Girls Aloud caner split from DJ Tom, 31, after a series of bust-ups on boozy nights out - but she is now determined to get her life back on track.
Mr Geoghegan's departure in March next year was formally announced late on Friday after a week of media leaks and speculation over boardroom bust-ups.
It's a festive parade of every weapon in the youthful playwright''s comic arsenal -from excruciating cross-purposes to silly impersonations, drunkenness, bust-ups and pratfalls.