fight like cats and dogs


chiefly US, informal
: to fight or argue a lot or in a very forceful and angry way
a married couple who are always fighting like cats and dogs

Examples of fight like cats and dogs in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The two fight like cats and dogs, but this is the fuel for his art. Owen Gleiberman, Variety, 18 Sep. 2022 There's not much truth to the 'fight like cats and dogs' saying. Lauren Corriher, Southern Living, 11 Mar. 2021 Pep and Hurby used to fight like cats and dogs. Steve Knopper, New York Times, 22 Jan. 2021

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