pick a fight with

pick a fight with
pick a fight (with (someone)) to intentionally start a fight or argument with someone.

When she was first in Congress, she foolishly picked a fight with a very powerful politician.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

См. также в других словарях:

  • pick a fight with someone — pick a fight/quarrel/with someone phrase to start a fight or argument with someone He seemed determined to pick a fight with everyone at work that day. Thesaurus: to arguehyponym arguments and arguingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick a fight (with somebody) — pick a ˈfight/ˈquarrel (with sb) idiom to deliberately start a fight or an argument with sb • He had drunk too much and was ready to pick a fight with anyone who crossed his path. Main entry: ↑pickidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick a fight with someone — pick a fight (with (someone)) to intentionally start a fight or argument with someone. When she was first in Congress, she foolishly picked a fight with a very powerful politician …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick a quarrel with someone — pick a fight/quarrel/with someone phrase to start a fight or argument with someone He seemed determined to pick a fight with everyone at work that day. Thesaurus: to arguehyponym arguments and arguingsynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick a quarrel (with somebody) — pick a ˈfight/ˈquarrel (with sb) idiom to deliberately start a fight or an argument with sb • He had drunk too much and was ready to pick a fight with anyone who crossed his path. Main entry: ↑pickidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick a fight — (with (someone)) to intentionally start a fight or argument with someone. When she was first in Congress, she foolishly picked a fight with a very powerful politician …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick a fight — start a fight, begin an argument    If Jamie tries to pick a fight with you, just walk away …   English idioms

  • pick a fight/quarrel — to deliberately start a fight with someone Never pick a fight you can t win. She sometimes picked fights with other girls at school. • • • Main Entry: ↑pick …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick — pick1 W1S1 [pık] v [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(choose something)¦ 2¦(flowers/fruit etc)¦ 3¦(remove something)¦ 4 pick your way through/across/among etc something 5 pick your nose 6 pick your teeth 7 pick somebody s brains 8 pick a quarrel/fight (with… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fight — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 struggle using physical force ADJECTIVE ▪ big ▪ fierce ▪ brutal, nasty, vicious ▪ real …   Collocations dictionary


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