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This issue is bigger than one nasty spat over tax credits. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Ministers claim that the public diplomatic spat has little effect on inward investment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The only beneficiaries of this slight legal spat are the lawyers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The church has had enough of public spats between ministers on blogs and social media. Christianity Today (2000)He apologises publicly and then has an equally public spat with his team during the race. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Fidelity appeared unwilling to be drawn into a public spat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These public spats are genuine enough. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's not in anyone's interest to have a public spat like this. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Nor has the recent online spat between the brothers, pictured, who had appeared to have patched things up after years of feuding. The Sun (2015)HIS sons have had an extremely public spat over whether or not he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease while he was president. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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