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Date: Jul 05 2007


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“We have a row every day. It’s love and war.”

- Metal singer Ozzy Osborne on his troubled relationship with his wife and manager, Sharon. (Blender)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

a noisy argument

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

You might be familiar with the word “row.” When pronounced to rhyme with “low” it’s a verb that means to push a boat through the water using an oar, or a noun that means a bunch of things lined up in a straight line, like a row of seats in a theater.

But when “row” rhymes with “now,” it signifies a yelling match between some people. Rows doesn’t usually involve kicks and punches, but they often come close. “Row” is a word that often shows up in newspaper headlines. For instance: Three arrested over violent row and Row sparks violent clashes in Egypt.

Ozzy and Sharon Osborne have been married for 25 years, and they famously fought and separated a few times in their first years together. But even now things don’t always go perfectly for them. In fact, Ozzy says they argue every day. They even used to have a reality TV show called The Osbornes where you could watch their rows.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“The row turned to violence when one man insulted the other’s mother.”

“I had a row with my mom this morning because I came in so late last night.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

smartmavi quarrel
by smartmavi
Josh K a noisy argument or fight. to argue, especially loudly.
by Josh K
dumei_87 it means having arguments and quarrels
by dumei_87
hossein99 quarrel
by hossein99
a furious argument
by anna dzurova
Have a quarrel
by seabird2201
by happybabyivy
by periwinkle.chic
the word row means argue.
by Antoo_
'to have a row' means 'to have an argument', to quarrel
by snoggy
To have an argument, sometimes for unimportant things
by TSX32
riot, fight
by sandra tiriba
an argument, a rage
by wonkapet
by jixie_91
Newcastle They are always quarreling,arguing, sparring...
by Newcastle
rubie91 argue, quarrel
by rubie91

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sorry, i want to know what’s punch meaning in quarrel

03:28 AM Jul 10 2007 |

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