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What is the meaning of butted head?



 
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What is the meaning of butted head? #1 (permalink) Sun Sep 13, 2009 13:41 pm   What is the meaning of butted head?
 

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ESL/EFL Test #279 "English Slang Idioms (1)", question 6

Jim and I ......... heads when we first met, but we are good friends now.

(a) rubbed
(b) slapped
(c) butted
(d) covered

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #279 "English Slang Idioms (1)", answer 6

Jim and I butted heads when we first met, but we are good friends now.

Correct answer: (c) butted
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What is the meaning of butted head? #2 (permalink) Mon Sep 14, 2009 14:34 pm   What is the meaning of butted head?
 

To butt heads = to argue, to disagree.
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What is the meaning of butted head? #3 (permalink) Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:05 am   What is the meaning of butted head?
 

Help each other to understand better this difficult idiom.

butt heads

Etymology
From the activities of some horned animals, which compete by butting, or hitting, their heads against one another.

butt heads
(idiomatic) To argue uncompromisingly=unwilling to change your opinion or behaviour) with someone.
They always seem to butt heads when they end up talking about politics.


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What is the meaning of butted head? #4 (permalink) Thu Jul 04, 2013 8:55 am   What is the meaning of butted head?
 

Help each other to understand better this difficult idiom.

butt heads

Etymology
From the activities of some horned animals, which compete by butting, or hitting, their heads against one another.

butt heads
(idiomatic) To argue uncompromisingly=unwilling to change your opinion or behaviour) with someone.
They always seem to butt heads when they end up talking about politics.


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What is the meaning of butted head? #5 (permalink) Sat Jul 06, 2013 5:16 am   What is the meaning of butted head?
 

Wonderful and lucid explanation
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