come to blows

come to blows
(come (fall, get или go) to blows)
вступить в драку, дойти до рукопашной, схватиться

Fortunately neither of them had any reason to discover that they had a mutual acquaintance named Mallory - Ken Mallory up in Wickersham - for they might have come to blows. (M. Wilson, ‘My Brother, My Enemy’, ch. 5) — К счастью, им не представилось случая установить, что в Уикершеме у них имеется общий знакомый по фамилии Мэллори, Кен Мэллори, иначе дело могло бы дойти до драки.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • come to blows — index fight (battle) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • come to blows — ► come to blows start fighting after a disagreement. Main Entry: ↑blow …   English terms dictionary

  • 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 — if two people come to blows, they start hitting each other It sounded as if they were about to come to blows …   English dictionary

  • 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

  • come to blows — to have a fight or a serious argument with someone. Demonstrators nearly came to blows with the police during the march. It seems increasingly unlikely that the two countries will come to blows over this latest territorial dispute (often + over) …   New idioms dictionary

  • come to blows — verb To fight; to initiate physical conflict, especially subsequent to escalating tension or antagonism. Ill follow you, Floating Tom, into the Mingo camp, on such an arrnd, and will strive to do my duty, should we come to blows; though, never… …   Wiktionary

  • come to blows (over something) — come to ˈblows (over sth) idiom to start fighting because of sth • We almost came to blows over what colour the new carpet should be. Main entry: ↑blowidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • come to blows — {v. phr.} To begin to fight. * /The two quarreling boys came to blows after school./ * /The two countries came to blows because one wanted to be independent from the other./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come to blows — {v. phr.} To begin to fight. * /The two quarreling boys came to blows after school./ * /The two countries came to blows because one wanted to be independent from the other./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • come\ to\ blows — v. phr. To begin to fight. The two quarreling boys came to blows after school. The two countries came to blows because one wanted to be independent from the other …   Словарь американских идиом


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