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    Lightbulb A french term? used in English to describe disagreement?

    There is a term which I believe to be french that is used in English to describe a disagreement between two people.
    It sounds like "con tra tore". i.e. We had a "con tra tore" on that occasion also.
    An inability to agree, an argument? Anyone know of this term?

    It can be heard in use at the 1:00minute mark in this clip YouTube - Alastair Campbell on the infamous encounter with Adam Boulton

    thanks

    John

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    Re: A french term? used in English to describe disagreement?

    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Thumbs up Re: A french term? used in English to describe disagreement?

    Ah thats exactly it! Thanks for the time to reply Barb_D! Much appreciated.

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    Re: A french term? used in English to describe disagreement?

    You did the hard part. You told us what it sounded like :)
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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