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Run-in   Listen
Run-in  n.  An argument or quarrel.

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"Run-in" Quotes from Famous Books

... and Pat had just had a run-in, the way he acted." Starr went back to scanning that part of the mesa where he had glimpsed the rider. He could not afford to forget business in the pleasure of talking aimless, trivial things ...
— Starr, of the Desert • B. M Bower

... you sure do look as if you'd been having a run-in with the governor. I'd hate mightily to meet up with you, if I were alone and unprotected, and you were as plumb sore at me, as you are now at somebody you have just left inside that building. I ...
— The Last Woman • Ross Beeckman

... and join us, Tom," said Casey. "Feng had a run-in with Fluff. Result, one bottle of claret and two glasses gone ...
— Desert Conquest - or, Precious Waters • A. M. Chisholm

... he exclaimed. "I call that snappy work. Twelve hours in New York, and a run-in with the police! I've noticed," he added, as the painter hurriedly quitted the room, "that, when you take the bad man out of his own cock-pit, he rarely lasts as far as ...
— The Call of the Cumberlands • Charles Neville Buck

... would be some sort of reverberations as a result of his run-in with the Sov officers, but hadn't ...
— Frigid Fracas • Dallas McCord Reynolds

Words linked to "Run-in" :   wrangle, difference, conflict, altercation, spat, words, tiff, fracas, fuss, bust-up, dustup, quarrel, difference of opinion

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