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1bronca feminine informalagarrada feminine informalto have a set-to with sb — tener una bronca / agarrada con algn informal
- And the show's roving reporter will inevitably look as if he has experienced a major set-to with the studio hairdresser before each episode.
- His set-to with the federal agency not only underscores the often misguided intent of arts funding, but the futility of conforming to other people's standards.
- Since then she has had several set-tos with the administration over various topics.
- Having previously had a set-to about a similar issue with the particular gallery, I was disinclined to raise the issue.
- But even this hawkishness hasn't spared him from set-tos with conservatives.
- But set-tos at the tables of Cafe St Honore are a thing of the past as sophisticated French cuisine transforms it into a venue for fine dining
- They are set-tos that serve to harden the perception of Penn as entirely without humour.
- Over the past few months Lea, already worth several million pounds, has been having a bit of a set-to with his US colleagues.
- Returning to the painting course, he felt nothing for oil-on-canvas and had a set-to with tutors in his fourth year when he started painting on Formica panels.
- I had a bit of a set-to with him and his mates last night so I came home by myself.
- The USGA is party to the horrific set-to we face today.
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