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    an argument>>> a clash>>>a conflict>>> an quarrel>>> a fight

    1. Tim and Paul both want to owe the ball, so they both held and pulled the ball . Shall I say, "They are snatching the ball."

    2. Following are my understanding of the children who are having conflict.

    a. an argument>>> a clash>>>a conflict>>> an quarrel>>> a fight

    b. Among the above, only a fight involves phyiscal touch.


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    Re: an argument>>> a clash>>>a conflict>>> an quarrel>>> a fight

    1. Tim and Paul both want to owe the ball, so they both held and pulled the ball . Shall I say, "They are snatching the ball."
    2. Following are my understanding of the children who are having conflict.
    a. an argument>>> a clash>>>a conflict>>> an quarrel>>> a fight
    b. Among the above, only a fight involves phyiscal touch.


    Ju.

    1) If you grab at the ball and take possession of it, then you "snatch it".
    If you try to grab the ball, then you "snatch at it", even if you don't take possession of it.

    2) Note that these five terms can all describe a strictly verbal confrontation – "argument" and "quarrel" are typically verbal but can become physical – both "clash" and "conflict" often refer to warfare and so, like "fight", can describe a physical encounter. And a boxing or wrestling match is often called a "clash".
    So there is not a simple rule governing the definitions. But you are right to suggest that when children start hitting each other you would probably call it a fight.


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