Definition of 'argue'
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Few would argue with the case for reviewing what looks like a nuclear white elephant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We can argue about precisely how close our relationship should be. The Sun (2016)He also argues that the likely cost of a rollout cited in reports is wrong. Computing (2010)Some did and if you want to argue the case you should invite the people here who made that argument. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He doesn't treat her right and they always argue. The Sun (2016)So it's about the way people argue? Times, Sunday Times (2016)He argues that only one solution to the problem is genuinely under a carmaker's control. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Crazy times, he argued, need a sensible guy. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Banks argue that having a maximum monthly fee for overdraft charges would end'free' banking. The Sun (2016)This has over the years been a more difficult case to argue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We were arguing about who got the most. The Sun (2006)The sceptic could always argue that such objective changes might have occurred anyway. PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)We think of people arguing or churches splitting. Christianity Today (2000)We loved one another but argued all the time. The Sun (2012)He says reformers argue that it would not entail the demise of the established church. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The committee also argued that some of the behavioural science is still open to challenge. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We need politicians to argue for us and not against each other. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The big banks argue that the advisers are walking a fine line. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They continued arguing their case over dinner. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We spend a lot of time arguing about whether plastic and cardboard cartons are different products. Times, Sunday Times (2012)My wife and my mother always argue. The Sun (2010)Some people argue that it is unfair that defendants do not receive similar protection. The Sun (2016) They argue that life cannot go on without one. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It also argues that its international businesses will be profitable in six to ten years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Pepper argues that remuneration committees face a dilemma. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other researchers argue that we need a whole new vocabulary. PLACEBO: The Belief Effect (2003)The banks also argue that the risks were pointed out. Times, Sunday Times (2011)You could argue that to give fair coverage to all of the population would require a publication hundreds of pages long. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We only argue when we disagree about something, or try to make each other perform better. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They then discuss things, argue about them and move on to the next point of disagreement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Others disagree, arguing instead that the price of singles should be doubled. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'argue'
British English: argue /ˈɑːɡjuː/ VERB
If you argue with someone, you disagree with them about something, often angrily.
They spent most of the time arguing with each other.
- American English: argue
- Arabic: يُجادِلُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: discutir
- Chinese: 争论
- Croatian: raspravljati
- Czech: hádat se
- Danish: diskutere
- Dutch: ruziën
- European Spanish: discutir debatir
- Finnish: kiistellä
- French: se disputer
- German: argumentieren
- Greek: επιχειρηματολογώ
- Italian: discutere
- Japanese: 立証する
- Korean: 논쟁하다
- Norwegian: diskutere
- Polish: uzasadnić
- European Portuguese: discutir
- Romanian: a se certa
- Russian: спорить
- Spanish: discutir argumentar
- Swedish: bråka
- Thai: โต้เถียง
- Turkish: tartışmak
- Ukrainian: сперечатися
- Vietnamese: tranh luận
Definition of argue from the Collins English Dictionary
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