sparks fly

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Definition of sparks fly

1 used to say that two people are having an argument with each otherThe sparks flew when he arrived late for her special dinner.
2 used to say that two people are sexually attracted to each otherSparks flew when they met for the first time.

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“Sparks fly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sparks%20fly. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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