on a sour note

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Definition of on a sour note

: in an unpleasant way Their relationship ended on a sour note.

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“On a sour note.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20a%20sour%20note. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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