argue


argue
01. The child got frightened when he heard his parents [arguing] loudly in the kitchen.
02. He and his girlfriend split up after having a big [argument] at the party.
03. I [argued] with my roommate because she always takes too long in the shower.
04. My parents were [arguing] this morning when I woke up because my father got in late last night.
05. I don't like to talk about anything with him because he's so [argumentative] that it always finishes badly.
06. It is [arguable] as to who has more power over the direction of the Canadian economy, the Prime Minister of Canada or the President of the U.S.A.
07. Boxer Muhammad Ali is [arguably] the most famous figure in modern sport.
08. My daughter got a black eye, and my son a bleeding lip after they had an [argument] over who would get to see the television program they wanted.
09. Abraham Lincoln once said, "Whenever I hear anyone [arguing] for slavery, I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally."
10. There is a Russian proverb which states that an enemy will agree, but a friend will [argue].
11. Frederico Fellini once remarked, "Making movies is my vacation. All the rest - the travelling about to premieres, the social life, the endless [arguments] with producers who don't understand me - that is the work."
12. Winston Churchill once said that the best [argument] against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
13. According to a recent study, Americans spend an average of 10 hours during the last week of December [arguing] with family members about holiday-related activities.
14. The heart beats faster during a brisk walk or heated [argument] than during sexual intercourse.
15. Studies show that 45.5 percent of all murders occur as the direct result of [arguments], usually [arguments] between family members and friends.

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