Meaning of “come to blows” in the English Dictionary

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"come to blows" in British English

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come to blows

to have a physical fight or a serious argument with someone:

Demonstrators nearly came to blows with the police during the march.
Do you think the two countries will come to blows over this?

(Definition of “come to blows” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)