have it out
phrasal to settle a matter of contention by discussion or a fight

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • have it out — {v. phr.} To settle a difference by a free discussion or by a fight. * /Joe called Bob a bad name, so they went back of the school and had it out. Joe got a bloody nose and Bob got a black eye./ * /The former friends finally decided to have it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have it out — {v. phr.} To settle a difference by a free discussion or by a fight. * /Joe called Bob a bad name, so they went back of the school and had it out. Joe got a bloody nose and Bob got a black eye./ * /The former friends finally decided to have it… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • To have it out — Have Have (h[a^]v), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Had} (h[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Having}. Indic. present, I {have}, thou {hast}, he {has}; we, ye, they {have}.] [OE. haven, habben, AS. habben (imperf. h[ae]fde, p. p. geh[ae]fd); akin to OS. hebbian, D.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Figure It Out — For the song Figure It Out by Lil Chris, see Figure It Out (song). For the song Figure It Out by VersaEmerge, see Figure It Out (VersaEmerge song). Figure It Out Figure It Out logo. Format …   Wikipedia

  • slug it out — {v. phr.} To have a strong verbal or physical battle with someone; to contest something most vigorously. * /The two contenders for the lightweight boxing championship were slugging it out in the ring./ * /The two candidates for Congress were… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • slug it out — {v. phr.} To have a strong verbal or physical battle with someone; to contest something most vigorously. * /The two contenders for the lightweight boxing championship were slugging it out in the ring./ * /The two candidates for Congress were… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Jerk It Out — Infobox Single Name = Jerk It Out Artist = Caesars from Album = 39 Minutes of Bliss (In an Otherwise Meaningless World) Released = 13 March 2006 (UK) Re released April 30, 2007(UK) Format = CD, 7 Genre = Rock, Garage rock revival Length = 3:16… …   Wikipedia

  • Trick It Out — Trick It Out: MTV s Tuner Challenge , is an MTV reality television show focusing on automobile modification. The show airs primarily on MTV2 and is hosted by award winning car tuner, RJ de Vera, and narrated by MTV news personality, Sway Calloway …   Wikipedia

  • brazen it out — {v. phr.} To pretend you did nothing wrong; be suspected, accused, or scolded without admitting you did wrong; act as if not guilty. * /The teacher found a stolen pen that the girl had in her desk, but the girl brazened it out; she said someone… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • brazen it out — {v. phr.} To pretend you did nothing wrong; be suspected, accused, or scolded without admitting you did wrong; act as if not guilty. * /The teacher found a stolen pen that the girl had in her desk, but the girl brazened it out; she said someone… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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