like cat and dog

like cat and dog
   Two people who fight or argue like cat and dog frequently have violent arguments, even though they are fond of each other.
   

They fight like cat and dog but they're still together after 30 years.

   

cat and dog life

   A life in which partners are constantly or frequently quarrelling is called a cat-and-dog life.
   

They lead a cat-and-dog life. I don't know why they stay together.

   

cat's whiskers

   also: cat's pyjamas
   This expression refers to someone who considers themselves

English Idioms & idiomatic expressions. 2014.

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  • fight like cat and dog —    Two people who fight or argue like cat and dog frequently have violent arguments, even though they are fond of each other.     They fight like cat and dog but they re still together after 30 years …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • fight like cat and dog — British & Australian, British & American to argue violently all the time. We get on very well as adults but as kids we fought like cat and dog …   New idioms dictionary

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  • fight like cat and dog — to fight or argue often or with a lot of anger …   English dictionary

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