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Had it out


Confrontation. ‘Out’ refers to an argument, vocal or physical, so to  have it out is to fight. Typically refers to an evolving, growing dispute that finally ends with some type of meeting to resolve which may be civil or physical.

“I could hear the neighbors arguing last night, they had it out finally.”

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