come close to blows Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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"come close to blows" in British English

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come close to blows

to ​almostbeginfighting: Phil was ​furious with the ​manager - I ​think he came close to ​blows.
(Definition of come close to blows from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come close to blows”
in Chinese (Simplified) 差点打起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) 差點打起來…
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