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be spoiling for a fight

to be very ​eager to ​fight or ​argue: Local ​councillors are ​spoiling for a ​fight over ​plans to ​close two ​villageschools.
(Definition of be spoiling for a fight from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be spoiling for a fight”
in Chinese (Simplified) 按捺不住想打架, 忍不住想争论…
in Chinese (Traditional) 按耐不住想打架, 忍不住想爭論…
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