fisticuffs


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a physical conflict involving two or more

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When the fisticuffs erupted, they were nowhere to be found.
WE all remember the Newcastle fan who fancied some fisticuffs with a horse.
Big Day Out co-promoter AJ Maddah has hit out at Blur's Damon Albarn for claiming they pulled out of the festival because they were "disillusioned." He claimed that real reason why the British rock band cancelled their BDO appearance was because they were having "fisticuffs" in South America.
He added that the author didn't have any fisticuffs with Nazis, but it felt like it would be better if he did.
An exchange of fisticuffs provoked by a harsh word is hardly in the spirit of Boys' Own adventure" Sir Terry Wogan, pictured "There are plenty of reasons for disliking people, but this tribal aversion to anyone with a posh voice is very boring" Entertainer Alexander Armstrong.
The professional conduct board denied with prejudice Turbeville's claim and Eason's counterclaim and ordered the Little Rock investment advisers to stop the verbal fisticuffs.
The film sentences us to 95 minutes of cat and mouse, bookmarked by fisticuffs and excess violence.
In broadening the appeal of Ethical Oil, Marshall would do well to start up Ethical Fisticuffs in Hockey and, after that catches on, she may want to throw in a couple more tidbits to the business community, such as Ethical Salmon Farming and Ethical Asbestos.
Editing is snappy, too, for the set pieces, including fisticuffs in a subway station and a night-time chase along perilous roads.
It allegedly came to fisticuffs on the floor of the Illinois House on the last day of the Legislature over a utility rate-hike bill.
It's used whenever there's a match between teams who've met in a cup tie in the previous decade or any fixture in which there was once a bit of fisticuffs.
The argument ended in fisticuffs that mercifully left no one injured, though first aid and treatment was on hand.
The incidents that happened ( physical eviction and fisticuffs) have soured the spirit of passing this historic bill." This thought found an echo when Samajwadi Party and Rashtriya Janata Dal members demanded that the suspension of seven members -- Kamal Akhtar, Nand Kishore Yadav, Veer Pal Singh Yadav, Aamir Alam Khan ( all SP), Subash Yadav ( RJD), Sabir Ali ( Lok Janashakti) and Ejaz Ali ( suspended JD- U MP) -- be revoked.
"There were no fisticuffs. There was no wrestling to the ground as reported in one newspaper.
Despite heavy security mobilization, there were reports of fisticuffs between students.