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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.
And far be it from me to encourage claret and blue bust-ups, but is there any reason O'Neill didn't try and settle his alleged early season disputes with 6ft 4ins powerhouse John Carew in the same way he did with slightly smaller Reo-Coker?
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.
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.
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.
It is likely to be the first time Laurdrup and Jenkins will face each other since the end of the season was followed by a series of bust-ups.
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.