clash


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01. Police [clashed] with demonstrators outside the American Embassy when their protest turned violent.
02. A group of teenagers [clashed] with police outside a nightclub in downtown Melbourne early this morning.
03. There were a number of [clashes] between police and demonstrators during the protest against the monetary policies of the World Trade Organization.
04. Her pink polka dot skirt really [clashed] with her green and blue striped blouse.
05. Rival soccer fans [clashed] outside the stadium, and the police had to be called in.
06. The two governments [clashed] over plans to build a dam on the largest river that flowed through their countries.
07. My fiancé and my mother-in-law [clashed] over who to invite to our wedding.
08. My boyfriend and my father have [clashed] continuously since day one.
09. Studies show that different generations of immigrants often [clash] over critical matters such as dating and arranged marriage.
10. Cesar Pavese once said that hate is always a [clash] between our spirit, and someone else's body.
11. My neighbor and I have [clashed] a number of times over his dog's habit of digging holes in our flower garden.
12. In February 1993, more than 1,000 people were killed in ethnic [clashes] in Northern Ghana.
13. Ethnic [clashes] between Muslims and Hindus has resulted in over 300 deaths in the last week.
14. Catholics and Protestants often [clash] along the borders of different neighborhoods in Northern Ireland's cities.
15. In April 2002, [clashes] between the Burundi army and rebels intensified, and thousands of people fled the capital to escape the violence.
16. In January of 1972, British soldiers killed 13 people in a banned Catholic civil rights march in Northern Ireland, in a [clash] known as "Bloody Sunday."
17. In 1969, customers at a gay bar in New York [clashed] with police in an incident many consider to be the birth of the homosexual rights movement.
18. Ethnic rivalries have sparked recent violent [clashes] in China.

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