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butt heads

Definition of butt heads in English:

North American informal Engage in conflict or be in strong disagreement.
Example sentences
  • The elected president of her campus Hillel, she tried to pull together a balanced panel discussion on the conflict, but soon butted heads with her supervisor at the local Jewish Community Center.
  • And it's very intense, and it's good to have somebody really strong to butt heads against.
  • But though they are a team publicly, they continue to butt heads privately over ideas, people, and the nature of the future, in a relationship that is both a rare love affair and intellectual warfare.
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