Translation: from spanish

they almost came to blows

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  • Came — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • come to blows — phrasal : to carry a disagreement to the point of physical violence * * * come to blows (of people quarrelling) to start fighting • • • Main Entry: ↑blow * * * come to blows phrase if two people come to blows, they start hitting each other It… …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to blows — begin to fight They almost came to blows when they were trying to fix the car …   Idioms and examples

  • come to blows —    If two or more people come to blows, they start to fight.     The debate was so intense that the participants almost came to blows …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • To come to blows — Come Come, v. i. [imp. {Came}; p. p. {Come}; p. pr & vb. n. {Coming}.] [OE. cumen, comen, AS. cuman; akin to OS.kuman, D. komen, OHG. queman, G. kommen, Icel. koma, Sw. komma, Dan. komme, Goth. giman, L. venire (gvenire), Gr. ? to go, Skr. gam.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blow — blow1 W3S2 [bləu US blou] v past tense blew [blu:] past participle blown [ US bloun] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(wind moving)¦ 2¦(wind moving something)¦ 3¦(air from your mouth)¦ 4¦(make a noise)¦ 5¦(violence)¦ 6¦(lose an opportunity)¦ 7¦(waste money)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • Pancho Gonzales — Ricardo Alonso González or Richard Gonzalez, (May 9, 1928 ndash; July 3, 1995), who was generally known as Pancho Gonzales or, less often, as Pancho Gonzalez, was the World No. 1 tennis player for an unequalled 8 years in the 1950s and early… …   Wikipedia


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